Phakaaathi Reporter
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4 Oct 2017
11:59 am

Burkina Faso coach baffled by Bafana failing to qualify

Phakaaathi Reporter

Burkina Faso coach Paulo Duarte says Bafana Bafana failing to qualify for major tournaments is puzzling.

Paulo Duarte, coach of CS Sfaxien (Gavin Barker/BackpagePix)

Duarte gave a possible reason that he thought explained why Bafana Bafana failed to qualify.

The Burkina Faso mentor has locked horns with Bafana Bafana once in the current World Cup qualification campaign while Shakes Mashaba was still in charge of the team.

“I say all the time that I don’t understand why South Africa do not have the results‚” the coach told SowetanLive.

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“You have so many good players, but every time, you don’t have qualification.

“If you have the World Cup or the Africa Cup of Nations in your home, you play.

“If you ask me, if the team today is better than five years ago, I would tell you no.

“But you have good players‚ good conditions‚ a good league.

“But also the reality is that you don’t have good results.”