Exit Parreira

2008-04-23 00:00

It is a great pity that Bafana Bafana coach Carlos Alberto Parreira is, because of the illness of his wife, having to leave his post prematurely, scarcely 15 months into the contract that should have led to the 2010 Soccer World Cup. This could be a huge setback for Bafana Bafana, for he leaves just as they have begun to show signs — as in their recent win over Paraguay — of having turned the corner away from a poor performance at the African Cup of Nations and a string of other mediocre results.

It’s essential, therefore, that everything possible be done to continue and reinforce the process Parreira has set in motion. It looks as if this will happen automatically if, as is suggested, a like-minded coach steps into the position, and if, at some geographical remove, Parreira himself continues in an advisory capacity.

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