Bafana coach Hugo Broos happy not to lose to Namibia

Bafana Bafana coach Hugo Broos was satisfied with his side’s 0-0 draw with Namibia on Saturday.

The home side dominated much of the possession at the Orlando Stadium but without finding a way past a deep lying Brave Warriors defence or goalkeeper Lloyd Kazapua.

Bathusi Aubaa and Monnapule Saleng had the best chances for Bafana while Deon Hotto had a late effort well saved as the match ultimately ended goalless.

Reflecting on the tie, Broos explained that he learnt a lot from the stalemate as he looks forward to facing the Democratic Republic of Congo in a friendly international on Tuesday.

The head coach said in the Citizen: “It was a very interesting game for us.

“We said before we had to give chances to new players to prove themselves and show themselves. That was the most important goal, the result came second. But I would rather win than lose or play a draw.

“We were the better team. We had many chances and maybe that is why we played a draw, we didn’t use our chances which is a pity.

“In the first half we were searching a bit, but you have that when you have so many new players in the team, who are not used to playing together.

“We could have won against an opponent that was playing with a low block, they had chances, most of the time from our mistakes. But ok, it was what it was. I am happy with what I saw and that we did not lose.”