Bafana Bafana: South Africa Disappoints Keshi, Appoints Mashaba

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Bafana Bafana: South Africa Disappoints Keshi, Appoints Mashaba
Bafana Bafana: South Disappoints , Appoints Mashaba
South , yesterday named local coach Ephraim ‘Shakes’ Mashaba as manager of Bafana Bafana, thus ending all speculations concerning coach Stephen .

In middle of 2014 campaign, had sounded a warning that he could be heading for South if Nigeria Federation failed to offer him an improved contract.

Mashaba is making a second coming to the job is presently in charge of the under-20 . He said that he honoured and humbled to have been appointed head coach of Bafana Bafana for a second time in his career.

“My first work would be to thank Mr Jordaan as well as the entire national executive. Words fail me. I’m sure I won’t disappoint,” Mashaba said.

“I pull out all the stops to make sure that our people become part and parcel of our national . The only way to do that is by bringing results.” [eap_ad_2] Mashaba did not attend the announcement because he with the South African men’s under-20 on a tour of West Africa, but he contacted by Safa executive Dennis Mumble seconds after the announcement.

Mashaba spoke to the media Mali by way of Mumble’s loud-speaker on his mobile .

Mashaba, 63, replaces outgoing boss Gordon Igesund, whose contract, which runs until the end of August, has not been renewed.

Jordaan explained that the national executive committee (NEC), tasked with making the final decision regarding the national coach, made a unanimous decision to appoint the highly-rated local coach.

“Everyone spoke in support of the national executive,” Jordaan said.

“We eventually had a list of 16 people indicated their interest in taking this job. Ultimately that list was submitted to our technical team.

“We asked them to reduce the list to a short-list of names to be placed before the NEC, for the NEC to take a final decision. They placed before the NEC two names… that of Carlos Queiroz and Shakes Mashaba. (Vanguard)[eap_ad_3]