How to watch Bafana Bafana vs Cape Verde
Bafana Bafana vs Cape Verde takes centre stage this evening, find out how you can tune in and support the team.
Bafana Bafana face Cape Verde for the sixth time in their history when they meet in the Africa Cup of Nations quarter-final.
Cape Verde have won the last two encounters between the sides after South Africa went unbeaten across the first three.
HOW TO WATCH BAFANA BAFANA VS CAPE VERDE
The match will be broadcast on the SABC SPORT CHANNEL and SABC 1. You can stream the action from SABC Plus.
According to several estimates, the current Africa Cup of Nations in Cote d’Ivoire remains one of the greatest, and CAF president Patrice Motsepe attributes this to enhanced incentives.
The event began with announcement that the prize money had been boosted by a staggering 40% above the previous edition in Cameroon.
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With the spectacle providing drama, surprises, and dazzling football, Motsepe noted that the primary protagonists – players and coaches – deserved financial compensation.
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“We need to get the spectators to enjoy watching our football.
“It’s gotta be appealing, it’s gotta be attractive, it’s gotta be exciting because then it has a commercial value and we can use some of that commercial value to pay our players and our technical teams and the coaches and the administrators and the staff and the people. Pay them competitive salaries and competitive wages,” Motsepe said.
Motsepe stated that this may have been a motivator for minnows to boost levels while powerhouses went home early.
“Many of the players don’t earn the same money. I have learnt over the last 20 years if you increase the money that goes into the pockets of the players and tell them, we have increased the prize money and with a prize money some of that money is gonna go into the pockets of the players who need it. Some of course are playing at the highest level and for them, it’s also the pride and the commitment of having the AFCON CAF in their nations and winning it for their countries,” Motsepe added.