Vuvuzelas helped Bafana again

Vuvuzelas helped Bafana Bafana again

Posted: 25 May 2010 Time: 11:32 am

Bulgaria mentor Stanimir Stoilov has become the latest coach to admit that the vuvuzela is an intimidating 'weapon'. 

Less than a fortnight ago Thailand mentor Byran Robson complained about the deafening noise that the South African instrument makes when blown, saying that he could not even communicate with his players on the field.   The Bulgarians had a sizeable crowd backing them last night but their efforts were drowned by the noise from the vuvuzelas which seemed to inspire Bafana Bafana.   Complaints about the use of vuvuzelas at the World Cup were rejected by FIFA during last year's Confederations Cup after it proved hostile to the Europeans.   "I also had problems in communicating with my players because of the noise. But then I understand that this is a South African tradition that we have to live with for as long as we are coming to play them here," says Stoilov.   Switching to the game that finished 1-1, he admitted Bafana were the better team on the night even though his strategy was to absorb whatever Bafana threw at them.   "It was an interesting game and both teams played good tactically without thinking much about the final result. This was a good game for the players on the field of play. But I have to admit that the South African team was the better team and I see the result as being fair.   "I would also want to thank the South African Football Association for the great hospitality and wish them all the best at the World Cup," the 43-year-old coach added.  

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Previous comments on this story...

Anonymous
posted: 11:39 am
lets play vuvuzela more and more. i am wondering what is going to happen to the other teams not playing S.A. any vuvuzelas? just a question!
Anonymous
posted: 11:48 am
We'll Vuvuzelalalalalala, wow these dude they ask for more noise. We'll keep the noise flying, maybe we can win the Guiness Book Soccer Event Noise!!
K-lab
posted: 11:54 am
Vuvuzela,vuvuzela it's al abt vuvuzela.

Atleast Stoilov u were professional unlike others.
But dey shuld b happy cauz shuld dey get knock out in de first stages,they will hav someone to blame.

ayeye vuvuzela ayeyee!!
K-lab
posted: 11:58 am
Hayi khona,after looking at de photo above, i came to one conclusion dat de should b an award 4 best Vuvuzela blower.

Even some incentives,i mean look at this effort by this individually.

Yahnee.
Mesh - K 4 L
posted: 12:21 pm
IYOH!!!

Brazil,Spain The USA and all those who were here know what to expect.As for "Mehiko" they won't know what to make of the noise.We will blow the horns even in front of our TV's right through to their team bus.

These is SA a revolutionary country.he he he he Malema!!!!
Mesh - K 4 L
posted: 12:24 pm
I HAVE A FEELING SA WILL WIN THIS WORLD CUP,OR WE WILL BE THE BEST TEAM AT THE WORLD CUP.

WE WILL WIN IT AS LONG AS WE CAN PLAY OUR OWN FOOTBALL,WE MUST NEVER TRY TO COPY BRAZIL - WE ARE NOWHERE NEAR BRAZIL,WE WOULD RATHER COPY ZIMBABWE OR MOZAMBIQUE TO BEAT THESE TEAMS.

TBT
posted: 02:31 pm
Good one K-Lab...this fellow must be rewarded for the intense effort he puts in there. LMAO
Anonymous
posted: 03:03 pm
we need to have a national song played with vuvuzela but the fans are hypocrites
The Ghost
posted: 04:16 pm
Do you guys se why the opposition mainly was complaining about the vuvuzela, even the Nigerians of all people? It has nothing to do with 'senseless noise' or annoying. NO, the vuvuzela is the most powerful 12th man in all of sport, and they know it!!!!
Sexysox
posted: 05:21 pm
Mesh - K4L: You cant be serious, you want us to copy Zimbabwe and mozambique! in what? soccer? go smoke you mushrooms or atleast eat your muffin outside,NX.
As for MEHIKO they have those Vuvuzelas they play them everytime, used to them, USA always complains when playing away to Mexico so do not fool urself.
It is going to be a very good game even if they were beaten 3-1 by England
Anonymous
posted: 09:29 pm
Ha ha ha, r dey complaining abt vuvuzela? Abakezwa lutho dey must wait till we fill soccer city nd blow vvzelaz dats wen dey cn fil d sharpness o4 vvzla. Khosi 4 lyf
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