Cape Town - Golden Arrows coach Steve Komphela says
Bafana Bafana have plenty to work on if they are to improve on
their AFCON quarter-final exit to Nigeria.
Bafana blew hot and cold in the tournament as they struggled in the
group stages after two defeats and one win, before coming good against
hosts Egypt with a 1-0 win in the Round-of-16.
Orlando Pirates' Thembinkosi Lorch got the winner in that encounter before the national team were eliminated by the Super Eagles in the last
Komphela told reporters: "I didn't go to the audit in terms of the
squad but I can only make a comment regarding how they played. I thought
one, we didn't give up until we got into the quarter-finals, and the big
win against Egypt I think it gave us a big boost.
"We didn't capitalise against Nigeria, I think if we had more
confidence and belief maybe something could've come up but again we were
up against a good side. It's a pity we have to come back.
"But if we can be realistic, even in the group stages we could see it
would be tough to come through, but the confidence came back after
beating Egypt and then after that you say the results reflected to our
group stages. We need to reflect and do things the right way, let's have
principles not just work, anywhere where there's a framework and
principles, success happens.
"We need more going forward, it's about preparation, planning,
performing and development. It's a multi-layer, we need a thesis for