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Bullish Broos demands Bafana win over tough DR Congo

Bafana Bafana coach Hugo Broos is bullish and demands a win over DR Congo whom he says will be a tough opponent.

12-09-23 11:10
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Bafana Bafana coach Hugo Broos. Image Source: (@ThomasMlambo/Twitter)

Bafana Bafana coach Hugo Broos demands nothing but a win over DR Congo whom they will face on Tuesday afternoon.

The Belgian manager, Broos also admitted that the Congo counterparts will be a different team compared to Namibia, reports Sowetan.

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Bafana failed to beat Namibia on Saturday afternoon at Orlando Stadium but Broos now wants a win at the same venue.

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The outspoken and controversial Bafana coach, Broos is aware that Congo is a new opponent from their COSAFA rivals, saying it will be a nice game to watch.

He also stated that he doesn’t want a draw and a defeat during this current FIFA international window.

“It’s a new opponent in the Afcon [Africa Cup of Nations] qualifier and they are a better team than Namibia, with more quality,” Broos told the media.

“They also play differently than Namibia and I think it will be a nice game to watch than what we saw on Saturday, not only from our side, but I think two teams will play for a win.

“The results are important, we change our mindset a little bit now. For this game against Congo, it is the results that are important.

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“We have to see that we win that game. I would not want to end the camp with a draw and a defeat, not at all. Also for the players, there will be another mindset. It will not be the same team, that’s for sure. As I have said, we are following the plans, so everyone will have his chance.”

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With the likes of skipper Ronwen Williams and Percy Tau having been sidelined in the clash against Namibia’s Brave Warriors, Broos will likely make changes in his line-up.

Besides Al Ahly’s Tau, Orlando Pirates striker Zakhele Lepasa is one of the players who could be back in the starting eleven.

“It will be a little bit of a different team. I expect more of that team. I want to see the Bafana team from what I saw in the past against Morocco and against Liberia here,” he said.

“I want to see that team; we are playing for a victory, that’s for sure.”

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