Cape Town - Bafana Bafana coach Shakes Mashaba has hit out
at his critics ahead of their international friendlies against Swaziland and
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According to Soccer Laduma, Mashaba has been criticised for
failing to take Bafana Bafana pass the group stages of the African Cup of
Nations in Equatorial Guinea.
“I am Ephraim Mashaba. Those who still doubt my qualities of
coaching the national team are wasting time. People are still questioning
whether I am the right person to coach this team or not,” said the South
“Who is the right person? Who is the right person to coach
this team? I am South African by nature, I deserve to be here.
“My colour doesn't stop me from coaching the national team,
I want people to know, it’s one section. I will deal with it with time.”
Bafana Bafana are set to play on Wednesday, March 25 against
Swaziland (19:00 kick-off) before hosting Nigeria at the Mbombela Stadium on
Sunday, March 29 (15:00 kick-off).