Renard ‘very excited’ about Bafana job


That is the word from the Frenchman’s agent, Severin Bohui, who adds that the 45-year-old, who guided Chipolopolo to a shock 2012 Africa Cup of Nations Final victory, rates it one of the top jobs in the world.

“Herve is definitely honoured to be linked with the position,” Bohui tells “It’s a job he considers to be one of the greatest in Africa, if not in the world, and he is absolutely excited at the prospect of being considered for the job.

“His CV speaks for itself, and he is very confident that, given the opportunity, he will achieve great success with South Africa.”

A number of coaches have been linked with the job following SAFA’s announcement on Monday that Gordon Igesund’s contract would not be renewed, including Carlos Queiroz Shakes Mashaba and Stephen Keshi. reported this morning that former Ghana coach Mario Barreto and ex-Dutch international Wim Rijsbergen have also expressed interest.