Bafana Bafana

Keshi out to prove SAFA wrong

2014-09-10 10:13
Stephen Keshi (Supplied)
Stephen Keshi (Supplied)

Cape Town - Shakes Mashaba has suggested Stephen Keshi will want to show SAFA that they should of hired him for the Bafana Bafana job.

Read Here: Nigeria have faith in Ejide

According to Soccer Laduma, Mashaba believes that Keshi will try anything to get one over Bafana in order to prove SAFA wrong.

“One other thing the coach as well will want to fight as well because he believes he should have been the coach of the South African team,” smiled a jubilant Mashaba.

“His going to try to use all psychological tactics to make sure his players compete above his instructions.”

Keshi and Mashaba were reportedly the final two candidates before Danny Jordaan and the SAFA executive committee opted to hand Shakes the contract to be coach.

The 64-year-old revealed that despite Nigeria’s loss to Congo Brazzaville he knows that the Super Eagles will be much tougher than “sheep to the slaughter” and urged his Bafana side to keep their guard up.

Read Here: Furman calls on Mother City fans

Bafana face Nigeria on Wednesday, September 10 at the Cape Town Stadium in their next AFCON 2015 qualifier.

Kick-off is at 20:00.


What To Read Next


Read News24’s Comments Policy 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
Comments have been closed for this article.
Live Video Streaming
Video Highlights
Sport Talk


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

Love 2 Meet
Sport24 on Twitter

Follow Sport24 news on Twitter

English Premiership flutter

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


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.