Speaking during the Africa Cup of Nations Trophy Tour in Johannesburg the former Kaizer Chiefs’ midfielder says that people should learn from France 1998.
“Many people talked a lot about France that year but look at what they did. The only thing we have to do is solve the problem we have and then move on.”
Moshoeu was, however, quick to add that South Africa’s problem was not knowing what the problem is with the team.
“You see it is very difficult in this situation because you have to tackle two problems. The first one is indentifying the problem and the next one will be finding the solution to that problem.
“If we can overcome these two problems, we will do well. France did that in 1998 and they did not just win the European Championships but also the World Cup. Why can’t South Africa not do the same and surprise the World?”
Moshoeu said in 1996 they had a team that played just as good football as their Africa counterparts and the current Bafana Bafana side can emulate that.
“We are born with that talent. Bafana just need to improve on it and they have the capability of doing that and performing above themselves in the World Cup.
“We will have the backing of the whole country. In 1996 we had over 50 000 South Africans supporting us in the stands; this time around at the stadiums we can have over 70 000 and we can do it for them,” he says.