Bafana coach drops bombshell on PSL and Mokwena

Bafana coach drops bombshell on PSL and Mokwena
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Bafana coach drops bombshell on PSL and Mokwena 

Bafana Bafana’s AFCON journey in jeopardy as Coach Broos exposes rift with PSL clubs and takes a swipe at Mokwena.

Bafana coach drops bombshell on PSL and Mokwena

Bafana coach drops bombshell on PSL and Mokwena
Image via Bafana Bafana on X

Bafana Bafana’s head coach, Hugo Broos, has voiced concerns over the perceived lack of support from PSL clubs, particularly targeting Rulani Mokwena. 

Broos, in interviews with Belgian media ahead of the African Cup of Nations (AFCON), revealed his attempts to engage with DStv Premiership coaches were ignored, leading to a strained relationship with clubs and a pointed remark about Mokwena posing as a football God.

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“I tried four times to have a meeting with all the coaches of the Premier League, but I was boycotted by the league,” Broos was quoted as saying by MTNFootball.

“My letter was not even sent by the league to the clubs. 

“You should know that there is a row between the League and the football association.

“As a result, I was denied entry to the Orlando Pirates stadium three times. Can you imagine that?

“The coach of Sundowns, he is the local Mourinho.

“He has won a lot of trophies, he pretends to be God and everyone listens to what he says. 

“He criticised me because two of his players came back from the national team injured.

“ But at one point he even had 11 injured players. 

” The reason is simple: the schedule is too busy. 

” I hope my players will not be exhausted before AFCON.

“I already know that if we fail, I will end up in the eye of the storm. 

“But I don’t worry. With age, I have developed an elephant’s skin. 

“I say it is already a small miracle that we qualified.”

Broos, the oldest coach at this year’s AFCON, also admitted this may be his last job as a coach, and said if they don’t make it out of the group stage, it could mean the end of the road for him.

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“If we do not survive the group stage, I will at minimum end up in a storm of criticism,” he was quoted as saying to Het Laatste Nieuws.

“And then I’m curious whether the Football Association will resist that pressure. But honestly? It doesn’t concern me too much anymore.”

“I am almost at the end of my career. 

“I know that, I feel that. 

“I let my assistant do the field training, I look after mandatory duties such as press conferences.

” I used to always do those things with a smile, but now… 

“You know, this could well be my last job. 

That’s actually how it is in my head.”

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What does this mean for Broos Bafana? 

It seems like Broos has already thrown in the towel before the first kick of a ball, and seemingly has a major problem with Mokwena’s success at Mamelodi Sundowns. 

How could this effect the players who will eventually read the numerous articles that will circulate. 

One needs to question the timing of such unnecessary comments just before a major showpiece. 

Does this mean that Bafana Bafana will have a new coach for the 2026 FIFA World Cup qualifiers? 

Time will tell. 

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