Hugo Broos: Nations Cup successful Belgian appointed new South Africa coach
Belgian Hugo Broos has been named as the brand new coach of South Africa males’s nationwide soccer crew on a five-year deal.
He is because of arrive in South Africa subsequent week to start his new job.
“South Africa has a wealthy soccer historical past and is among the many powerhouse on the continent,” the 69-year-old advised the South African Soccer Affiliation (Safa) web site.
“The nation has stuffed with high quality and I’m coming to educate a really soccer nation with large potential.
“My fundamental focus shall be to weave in new gamers who’ve starvation and want to attain issues. Younger gamers are bold and need to show a degree.
I want to begin from there as a result of I need to construct a robust Bafana Bafana facet for the long run. It is a actually thrilling venture and I’m actually excited.”
His first video games in cost are set to be June’s opening rounds of the 2022 World Cup qualifiers in opposition to neighbours Zimbabwe earlier than returning house to play Ghana.
The 69-year-old replaces Molefi Ntseki who was sacked in March after Bafana Bafana did not qualify for subsequent 12 months’s Africa Cup of Nations finals in Cameroon.
Broos led Cameroon to the 2017 Nations Cup title in Gabon as they got here from behind to beat Egypt 2-1 within the ultimate.
Simply 11 days after successful that title in 2017 the South Africa Football Association (Safa) announced that Broos had applied for the Bafana Bafana job.
The job ultimately went to Stuart Baxter and Broos continued answerable for the Indomitable Lions till his contract was not renewed at that finish of 2017.
Quickly after leaving Cameroon he joined the technical employees on the Belgian membership KV Oostende, who he left in 2019.