Hugo Broos: No Chiefs player deserves to be in Bafana Bafana squad

Bafana Bafana coach Hugo Broos has made the claim that no Kaizer Chiefs player is good enough to be selected for the national side.

Broos was speaking at the unveiling of his squad for the two friendlies against Namibia and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) in which he failed to name one Chiefs player in his 23-man squad.

The Bafana tactician said that new coach Molefi Ntseki has failed to institute any real change in terms of quality from last season. The Glamour Boys finished fifth last season and haven’t won a piece of major silverware in nine long years.

“For the moment, Kaizer Chiefs [are] still the same as last year,” Broos said. “They have a lot of new players and maybe that is the reason why they don’t achieve the level they need to.

“They are still many points behind Mamelodi Sundowns and I said it already, for any competition it’s important that the top teams are at the top of the ranking.

“OK, Orlando Pirates won on Tuesday [2-0 against Cape Town City], so there is only five [eight] points difference with Sundowns [before last night’s matches between Sundowns and Polokwane City and Chiefs v Stellenbosch].

“Only five games and you are already many points behind first [team]. It’s not a little team who is first.

“Chiefs have to improve. I saw the game last Saturday [against AmaZulu]. I was at the game, I’m very sorry, but now, for a moment, there is no player who deserves to be at Bafana Bafana.”