Mbappe fit for France's friendly against South Africa

Kylian Mbappe will take part in France's friendly against South Africa on Tuesday after recovering from an ENT infection, coach Didier Deschamps said on Sunday.

The forward missed the world champions' 2-1 win over Ivory Coast in Marseille.   -  REUTERS

Kylian Mbappe will take part in France's friendly against South Africa on Tuesday after recovering from an ENT infection, coach Didier Deschamps said on Sunday.

The forward missed the world champions' 2-1 win over Ivory Coast in Marseille when Olivier Giroud netted his 47th international goal, which put the AC Milan striker four shy of Thierry Henry's all-time France scoring record.

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"He is much better, he will be there on Tuesday," Deschamps told French TV channel TF1.

He did not specify whether Mbappe would start the game.

In his absence, Giroud, Antoine Griezmann and Christopher Nkunku former France's attacking line-up against Ivory Coast.

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