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Bafana players 'unbelievable'

2010-04-06 12:22

Johannesburg - Bafana Bafana winger Daine Klate has revealed that the discipline among players in Brazil was "unbelievable."

The SuperSport midfielder was part of the 29-man squad that camped in coach Carlos Alberto Parreira's homeland for specialised training and he was pleased with the results gained ahead of the World Cup.

"The coach knows what he is doing so it is all good and I believe it was a successful camp. We were looking to get the identity of the team out of this; how we are going to play and furthermore it was good for team building you know," he said.

"We were together for long and that was crucial for us.

"We also behaved well; everyone was on time when it was time to eat and for meetings and that's very good for team spirit.

"We ate properly and learnt to stay focused. That's how successful teams go about things. They are always on time, always professional and during the camp we achieved that. The discipline is there.

"It was a long, but it was a very good stay for us.

"We achieved a lot there with the time we spent there and it is a good thing for the country and going forward we are looking forward to improving the technical ability. If you don't concede goals you don't lose and that's what we did there."

The Port Elizabeth-born star admits he is eagerly-awaiting the training camp in Germany.

"I'm already looking forward to the camp in Germany, if selected of course, but I'm really looking forward to it and I'm hopeful that I can make it to the World Cup and enjoy it on home soil," Klate concluded. 


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