Cry, my beloved Bafana Bafana

2014-01-20 05:57

First of all I would like to congratulate the Nigeria football team for making it through to the knockouts.

Eish, this was supposed to be my "I told you so" blog to @Codi_Cool, @akanigates, @Ant_agonism and @Colin_Adam  however it wasn't meant to be! I had so much hope, I really believed in my heart and mind that we would take this one.

What hurts more is that we actually should have won, my initial analysis was correct. We did create more clear-cut scoring chances and attacked pretty well, however in defense we where woeful to say the least. If only we took our scoring chances we would have won but that's what happens with Bafana Bafana: we always play well but never win.

Why, why, why, well I guess maybe we're not good enough? Maybe we never were? Or maybe SAFA needs to pay the sangoma that allegedly put a curse on us (yes I'm getting desperate). Well whatever reason it doesn't matter, we lost and that's the bottomline. At this rate even Pep Guardiola wouldn't get out the group stage with Bafana. Yep it's starting to get that pathetic!

But I'm not a fan of Bafana Bafana, never have and never will be! Fans just blow wind, make all the noises. Celebrate when their team wins and put on their teams apparel only in times of joy. They love you when your winning and lift you as high as possible but dare stumble! Then they let go because to them your only good enough when you're doing well. Their love has terms and conditions! Just like financial institution when times get tough they bring out the contract, to show you that it was never about you, but about them! Well they never really cared they were always in it for themselves.

I on the other hand I'm a supporter of the national team. Supporters are there to assist their teams, they're the pillars that hold up the teams when the load gets heavy. They are the launch pad for success. Supporters feel the pain of the team when they lose, supporters feel joy when they win. With us it's not a case of they won or they lost but a case of we won or we lost. Supporters are a part of the team and not admires of it! but most of all supporters show love to the team when they need it and not when they deserve it!

Hence why, I  will never stop believing in my beloved Bafana, I shall always support the national team. I shall always believe that we are capable of beating any team in the world, even if I look like an idiot afterwards when we lose. I can help it, I love my nation, I love all that is South African. I will always love Bafana even when my mind tells me otherwise, I will always follow my heart. Just as I love and support the Proteas when they go play in a cup competition and are bound to choke. Just as I love the Springboks when they're up against at All Black and are about to be taught a rugby lesson.

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