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Pitso queries Bafana selections

2015-03-24 09:50
(File, Downs' coach Pitso Mosimane, GalloImages)

Cape Town - Mamelodi Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane has questioned the Bafana Bafana selection process after seeing several of his players miss out on the latest squad.

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Midfielder Bongani Zungu is Sundowns' solitary representative in the squad which will do battle with Swaziland and Nigeria this week.

Mosimane can't help but feel a sense of injustice at seeing just one of his players called up and feels he has several talented individuals who should have been selected.

He said: "Look at Bafana, We hardly have a player. Even in the Cup of Nations, none of my players played.

"Which teams scores goal? We don't have players in Bafana. Okay Zungu, but he didn't spend time in the park but was in the stands.

"[Siyanda] Zwane is playing his best football in the right-back position. Which nationality is he?

"'Rama' is playing top football, which nationality is he? [Mzikayise] Mashaba and [Tebogo] Langerman are playing top football. [Hlompho] Kekana is unbelievable in the midfield.

"Teko is scoring important goals, I think five or six from the heart of midfield. Which nationality is he? What are we saying here?"

Despite being clearly unhappy with the current situation, Mosimane insists he will continue to support Bafana.

He added: "But we support Bafana. When they ask for Cosafa, they gonna ask for five players, we are gonna give them five. They ask for six, we gonna give them six for Chan. We will do that.

"If they feel for important tournaments, they don't need our players, it's okay. We support Safa, we support Bafana.

"I was the coach for Bafana, the last thing I can do is not to send players to Bafana Bafana.

"I have seen coaches who were in a position like me when it comes to Bafana, they reserve the players. Once Bafana, always Bafana."

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