Ngubane: 'Broos shouldn't have apologised'


Football legend Mlungisi 'Professor' Ngubane insists Bafana Bafana head coach Hugo Broos should not have apologised for telling hard truths on the standard of the domestic game.

Broos recently bluntly admitted that the standard of football in the country is not at the required level for success on the international stage.

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"Who did he insult? Did he say something bad about someone?" Ngubane tells KickOff.

"You know what, this mlungu is telling us the truth.

"Today our best striker is Shalulile, who is a foreigner.

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"Players like Letsoala, Jali and Zwane, who we regard as our best players, don't even have a place in the national team.

"So that means our football is not up to scratch.

"Even Percy Tau's level has dropped, so I don't think Broos needed to apologise.

"Hugo Broos is not my favourite, but what he says is a fact.

"Agents must push their players to work hard, players are earning a lot of money but they are not putting in any effort.

"Dolly when he came he was buzzing, he is no more buzzing, it tells you he got himself into a wrong culture.

"To be honest our players need to change their attitude.

"If the quality of our football is not low, then where are the spectators? Why are our stadiums so empty? Who is going to watch them?

"You sign three players from SuperSport United and they crumble.

"Like Dolly, Nurkovic when he came here he was buzzing, but his teammates pulled him down to their level.

"Castro is here on holiday, semi-retirement. Billiat plays when he wants to.

"If this guy Hugo Broos is telling the truth then let's not fight him."

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