Bafana Bafana

Doctor Khumalo backs Bafana

2014-02-24 16:30
Doctor Khumalo (Gallo Images)
Cape Town - Former Bafana Bafana midfielder Doctor Khumalo is optimistic that the national team will not be affected mentally, by their early elimination from the African Nations Championship (CHAN) tournament, when they face Brazil next week.

Bafana will take on the five-time world champions in a friendly at the FNB Stadium on Wednesday, March 5.

The Kaizer Chiefs assistant coach believes that Bafana players will go out to measure their game against the array of Brazilian super stars, as they seek to revive their spirits.

According to a report on the Sowetanlive website, “16v” said he wished to see head coach Gordon Igesund field three promising young stars for the mouth-watering encounter.

The 2010 Soccer World Cup hosts and 2014 hosts will be meeting for the fourth time, with the South American giants holding 3-0 win-loss record.
 
The two sides last clashed in Sao Paulo at the Estadio de Morumbi in Igesund’s very first game in charge of Bafana back in September 2012.
 
Brazil won 1-0 that day.

Kick-off next Wednesday is at 20:00.

Read more on:    bafana bafana  |  doctor khumalo  |  soccer
NEXT ON SPORT24X

Chelsea give Conte cheer

48 minutes ago

What To Read Next

 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
4 comments
Comments have been closed for this article.
Live Video Streaming
Video Highlights
Sport Talk

Vote

Do you think SAFA made the right choice in appointing Stuart Baxter as head coach of Bafana Bafana?

 
 
Men
Women
Love 2 Meet
English Premiership flutter

Take Sport24's "expert" tips at your peril...

Sport24 on Twitter

Follow Sport24 news on Twitter

Featured

The 2017/18 Absa Premiership season is under way. Can Bidvest Wits defend their title? Will Soweto giants Kaizer Chiefs or Orlando Pirates emerge victorious? Or will the bookies' favourites, Mamelodi Sundowns, taste success for a record eighth time? Stay glued to Sport24 to find out!

Latest blogs
 

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

 
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.