The President of the South African Football Association (Safa) Danny Jordaan has been hospitalised after he suffered bouts of influenza.
Reports from South Africa showed that Jordaan, is, however, expected to be discharged on Friday.
He was admitted to the health center on Sunday with the doctors worried over his developing pneumonia.
Concise News gathered that he has been put on oxygen with a drip to aid his recovery. He is likely to go on holiday when he leaves the hospital by the weekend.
Nigeria would take on the Bafana Bafana of South Africa in a 2019 African Cup of Nations qualifier on November 17 in Johannesburg.