Bonang Nathi Mthethwa Banyana Banyana

Bonang Matheba and Nathi Mthethwa. Images via Twitter.

Gloves are off: Bonang vs Mthethwa AGAIN over Banyana Banyana

Bonang Matheba has once again dragged Nathi Mthethwa saying he has a nerve to celebrate Banyana Banyana victory he did not cultivate.

Bonang Nathi Mthethwa Banyana Banyana

Bonang Matheba and Nathi Mthethwa. Images via Twitter.

Media personality, Bonang Matheba, has dragged Sport, Arts and Culture Minister, Nathi Mthethwa for celebrating the country’s senior national women’s football team Banyana Banyana’s victory. 

Banyana Banyana won 2 – 1in the final of the 2022 Women’s Africa Cup of Nations (WAFCON) on Saturday night as they cruised past hosts Morocco. 

BONANG VS MTHETHWA AGAIN 

Many South Africans took to social media to celebrate Banyana Banyana for flying the Mzansi flag high, however Minister Nathi Mthethwa’s celebration received some backlash. 

“It feels good for South African football to, once again, reach the pinnacle of continental football, for the first time since 1996. Indeed, it is coming home Mzansi!” Mthethwa had tweeted. 

Responding to the tweet Bonang said it is indeed coming home for the first time since 1996 because nothing has been done since then

“Because NOTHING has been done since 1996! Imagine the nerve!! Swooping in to celebrate a VICTORY you didn’t cultivate!! Find a new job!”

While many seemed to agree with Bonang, others felt she was a bit harsh as every South African was celebrating Banyana Banyana. 

Notably, this was not the first time Bonang has taken a swipe at Mthethwa over issues relating to his department. 

Earlier this week when Banyana Banyana also cruised past Zambia to reach the finals Mthethwa congratulated the women’s team. Bonang didn’t hesitate to urge Mthethwa to pay the girls. 

“Please. These girls deserve MONEY! Open. Your. Wallet. Akere you want an orchestra?!!” the former METRO FM presenter tweeted.

WHEN DID MATHEBA’S FEUD WITH MTHETHWA START?

In May this year, when the news of a R22 million flag-project at Freedom Park broke out, many South Africans were once again disappointed in Mthethwa and were up in arms.

It is after Minister Mthethwa’s interview on eNCA that Matheba started calling him useless and called for him to resign.

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