Register Login Scores


Bafana Hero: I Don’t Know What Happened!

One of Bafana Bafana’s heroes from their emphatic victory away in Ethiopia has given a snippet of coach Hugo Broos’ tactics on the day.

South Africa walloped Ethiopia 3-1 on Saturday in the first of their two World Cup qualifiers this month, with Mothobi Mvala one of the goalscorers.

The other two strikes came from Teboho Mokoena and Evidence Makgopa.

“They were giving us a hard time in the middle of the park and I think credit must go to Ronwen (Williams, the goalkeeper) for the saves in the first half. He kept us in the game,” Mvala told the media in his reaction of the win.

He revealed what he believed was an approach that worked from coach Hugo Broos.

“When we went into half-time, we changed things a little bit with the formation – putting Teboho and Brooks just in front of me and I stayed behind. I think it worked for us and we managed them very well and were able to then get goals. Our defending was very good as well as our set pieces. We knew that we had height advantage and we used it wisely,” the midfielder explained, and then further elaborating on his goal.

“In that moment, I was lucky. I don’t know what happened because in the first half, with the throw-ins, I was going near post and I then changed by mind and stayed behind. The goalkeeper came out, but then went back and at the time the ball was at my feet and I was alone to put it in the back of the net,” said Mvala.

Bafana now host Ethiopia at FNB Stadium tomorrow night hopeful of another victory to keep them top of the table in the group.

Story by @superjourno

Check out the previous Bafana coaches since 1992...


Woooooo! Broos Get’s ‘Rick Flair’ Nickname After FIFA WC Quali...

Micho's Uganda Clinch Back-To-Back WC Wins

Ex-Bucs Star Slams Ghana FA After Snub


Top 5

Comitis: I Don't See Chiefs Getting Special Treatment

115 Dec 03, 2021 10:59 AM in Kaizer Chiefs

Managers Who’ve Already Been Sacked This Season

Nov 08, 2021 12:26 PM in English Premier League

Insider Reveals Extent Of Chiefs’ Covid Ward

60 Dec 03, 2021 11:59 AM in Kaizer Chiefs

7 Players Xavi Could Get Rid Of At Barca

4 Nov 09, 2021 01:26 PM in LaLiga

Bucs Qualify For CCC Without Kicking A Ball

33 Dec 03, 2021 08:13 AM in Orlando Pirates

Finally! FIFA Respond To SAFA Complaint

130 Dec 03, 2021 04:29 PM in Bafana

Ghana Move On From Penalty Drama?

21 Dec 01, 2021 01:29 PM in African Football

Maluleka & 4 Others Struggling For Action At Sundowns

55 Nov 30, 2021 05:01 PM in Mamelodi Sundowns

Chiefs To Reignite Vilakazi Interest?

53 Dec 01, 2021 11:42 AM in Kaizer Chiefs

31 Covid Cases, Chiefs Want 4 Games Postponed!  

123 Dec 03, 2021 06:31 AM in Kaizer Chiefs

BREAKING! All The Ballon d'Or Nominees Revealed

5 Oct 08, 2021 06:33 PM in Ballon d’Or

Pirates Promise Four January ‘Signings’

19 Dec 03, 2021 03:02 PM in Orlando Pirates

12 Players Who Went Bankrupt

25 Dec 07, 2020 12:34 PM in World News

Precedent Set, Chiefs To Be Denied?

64 Dec 03, 2021 02:12 PM in Kaizer Chiefs