Opinion

Don’t blame the coach, blame the entire system

04 April 2021 - 00:00 By Sunday Times Editorial

Once again, Bafana Bafana failed to qualify for an important tournament.

The blame game, predictably, is on again. Blame the coach, our favourite scapegoat: fire him and all will be well! It won’t. Molefi Ntseki wasn’t qualified for this job to begin with, so what about those who hired him? All the executives at the South African Football Association who reasoned that Ntseki would be good for the national team should surely follow him out the door after the embarrassment of Sudan...

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