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Bafana coach Ntseki expects 'a lot of games' when the world curbs coronavirus

2020-03-27 08:01
Molefi Ntseki
Molefi Ntseki (Gallo Images)

Bafana Bafana coach Molefi Ntseki admits that he is expecting a lot of games to be played in a short period of time when sport resumes in South Africa.

The coronavirus has brought a stop to sport including normal human activity in the country as the nation currently experiences a 21-day lockdown.

Nsteki was expected to be in the dugout this month as Bafana Bafana were scheduled to take on Sao Tome and Principe in back-to-back 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifiers.

"We will at least get to play a lot of matches in a short period and that will bring about the rhythm and the right tactical cohesion," Ntseki said as quoted by IOL website.

"If you look at the current FIFA calendar, we only play for two to three months.

"Whenever you have them in camp, you are working on certain tactical and technical aspects of the game. If we don’t play the match, it is affecting the team in a bad way.

"If we will be playing matches back to back, in a way, it will help our team and our players to have a better understanding of what you want to see from them."

The coach added: "It is a setback for the whole world which is going through what can be defined as a very sad period for sports."

- Compiled by Tashreeq Vardien


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