Hugo Broos Bafana Bafana

Bafana Bafana have arrived in France ahead of their two friendlies during the current FIFA international break. Photo: Backpagepix

Bafana Bafana latest: Hugo Broos reveals the benefits of playing France

Bafana Bafana coach Hugo Broos believes his players will benefit one way or the other when they face world champions France on 29 March.

Hugo Broos Bafana Bafana

Bafana Bafana have arrived in France ahead of their two friendlies during the current FIFA international break. Photo: Backpagepix

Bafana Bafana coach Hugo Broos believes his players will benefit one way or the other when they face world champions France on 29 March.

The match will be played at Stade Pierre-Mauroy.

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The South African Football Association (SAFA) secured this fixture for the upcoming international break between 21-30 March 2022. 

This will be an away match for Bafana Bafana, who will face France for the first time since the 2010 FIFA World Cup finals in South Africa.

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And Broos said the fixture is important in the sense that it will give Bafana Bafana an opportunity to measure themselves against the best players in the world.

Furthermore, Broos said the fixture will also expose the talent South Africa has, saying some of the big European teams don’t know SA players.

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HUGO BROOS EXPLAINS HOW BAFANA BAFANA WILL BENEFIT FROM THE FRANCE FIXTURE 

“France are the world champions and our players will learn a lot from playing against such a powerful team,” Broos told Sunday World

“They have world-class players such as Kylian Mbappe, Olivier Giroud, N’Golo Kante, Karim Benzema, Antoine Griezmann and Hugo Lloris. 

“And it will be great if we can measure ourselves against such high calibre stars. I am sure our young players are excited about this prospect,” said Broos. 

“It is also an opportunity to advertise our players in front of the world because other African countries have their players in the big leagues in the world. 

“Maybe clubs can see our players against France and have an interest in them. Right now, the big clubs in the world do not know our players,” added Broos. 

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