Ntseki reacts to Pitso's Sirino suggestion


Bafana Bafana coach Molefi Ntseki has responded to Pitso Mosimane's suggestion to have a look at Gastino Sirino for the national team.

Mosimane has suggested Ntseki should investigate the possibility of the Uruguayan-born forward getting his citizenship for a possible Bafana Bafana call-up.

Ntseki, speaking with media at Kings Park Stadium while attending the Durban derby between AmaZulu and Golden Arrows on Saturday, said for now he would like to focus on South African-born players.

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"My approach for now is to give every South African a fair chance, and I think I'm doing exactly that," Ntseki said.

"Giving every South African a chance, you should be able to say I've profiled every SA player and in this position we can't get anybody who will give us a different dimension for us to start winning games.

"When that time comes, I will be able to give a report about what we are currently doing.

"So I think it's a feeling from any coach who feels he can be of help to the national team to maybe recommend a player to the national team."

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Ntseki appreciates the support and help he is getting from different coaches and clubs in the PSL and promised to listen to every suggestion to help Bafana Bafana become better.

"We really appreciate their help, that's why we are having this club visit programme, because we want to force good relationships with the coaches and clubs, but any South African will be given that fair chance to play for Bafana Bafana," he added.

"If we don't have the quality we are looking for and there's a foreign quality in the country, maybe we will have a look. If not, we are happy to look at South Africans only."

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