ANCYL criticises Bafana captain

2010-06-21 09:28

The ANC Youth League (ANCYL) has criticised Bafana Bafana captain

Aaron Mokoena, saying he sometimes made “costly mistakes” which the team could

not afford.

ANCYL spokesperson Floyd Shivambu said: “The coach and tactical

team should honestly assess the captain’s readiness for the soccer match against

France on Tuesday.

“We believe that the captain of Bafana Bafana, Aaron Mokoena,

sometimes makes costly mistakes, which the team and the country cannot afford in

a do-or-die soccer encounter.”

But the ANCYL believed Bafana coach Carlos Alberto Parreira was


Shivambu urged all South Africans to continue supporting the team,

which faces France tomorrow.

South Africa has played two matches, drawing 1-1 against Mexico and

losing 0-3 to Uruguay.

Shivambu said: “Bafana Bafana needs the continued support by all

South Africans when they are not winning because supporting the team only when

they win is not real support.”

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