Bafana Bafana have a blueprint for future success in Africa
Bafana Bafana at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) provided a roadmap for success for future tournaments. They were flawed, as was their coach. But the world-class structure put in place by Stuart Baxter has to be replicated in future Nations Cups to compete against this class of opposition.
SA, with their current level of players, can compete, and showed that at Egypt 2019 with their run to the quarterfinals, stunning shock of the hosts, and level against Morocco, Ivory Coast and Nigeria. But they will also be an underdog. So they have to be tighter-knit than those teams...