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Bafana Bafana Coach Hugo Broos Rips into Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates Amid Mamelodi Sundowns Dominance
- It is no secret that Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates are mediocre outfits at the moment
- This is as Mamelodi Sundowns tightens its stranglehold on football in South Africa
- Bafana Bafana coach Hugo Broos has expressed his annoyance with the Soweto giants
Mamelodi Sundowns are the unchallenged bosses of South African football.
This comes as traditional powerhouses Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates get left further and further behind, to the general detriment of the men's national football team.
"That is not good for South African football, it’s not good when we don’t have more players from Chiefs and Pirates, top teams here in this country, it’s not good so let us hope in the future.
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"And I was looking a little bit in the last five championships that Sundowns won before it was three, two points difference, now today it’s 20 and 17 and… this is not good, this is not good and let’s hope, as soon as possible."
TimesLIVE confirmed that Pirates contributed just four players to the latest Bafana squad, with Chiefs having none involved. They will take on Liberia home and away in crucial 2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers. The tournament will be hosted by the Ivory Coast in July. Morocco is the other team in Group K, having already defeated the South Africans 2-1.
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