Fan View: Bafana Bafana ready to play in Euro 2020, we have no competition in Africa

Posted on: 2021-06-10 23:03:28

Fans took to Twitter to express their views on the entertaining encounter which produced five goals

South Africa showed character as they came from behind to claim a 3-2 victory over Uganda in an international friendly match which was played on Thursday evening.

Brace-hero Evidence Makgopa, 21, and Bongokuhle Hlongwane, 20, both scored as a youthful Bafana Bafana side edged out the Cranes 3-2 at the 2010 Fifa World Cup training venue, Orlando Stadium.

Uganda, who were missing key players such as Joseph Ochaya, Khalid Aucho, Farouk Miya and Kizito Luwagga, scored through Ibrahim Orit and Abdu Lumala with the Cranes extending their winless run to seven games.

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Many took to social media to share their thoughts on the match with most Bafana fans impressed by the team’s performance, while some Cranes fans slammed coach Abdallah Mubiru.

Here is how Twitter reacted to Bafana’s win over the Cranes: 

I think Bafana Bafana is ready to play in the EURO 2021. there is no competitions for us in Africa

Ngcobo | Mall of Africa

— Tlaishego Lebotse (@Iam_CCheezyy) June 10, 2021

Bongokuhle Hlongwane X Evidence Makgopa

Both Bafana Bafana debuts
Both Bafana Bafana debut goals
Both 20 years old

YOU LOVE TO SEE IT 🙌🏽🙌🏽🙌🏽🙌🏽🙌🏽

This needs to be the Mantra 🔥🔥#BafanaBafana #RSAUGA

— Shakes Rampedi (@ShakesRampedi) June 10, 2021

In a general view to that game I see Mubiru isn’t feet to be the cranes coach he is rigid on one game plan he can’t change his plan as the game is advancing

— Joseph Luyima (@JosephLuyima5) June 10, 2021

As Bafana Bafana, we want to play France now 🥺🥺

— Vlad 🗝 (@ObieSwaden) June 10, 2021

Do you think Abdalla Mubiru can manage the Uganda Cranes??

— The Romantic Mukiga (@emeka_ug) June 10, 2021

Nice Friendly. Maybe Mubiru needs time. He needs to learn from mistakes in every game. We need to learn how to defend.
We want to play posession football yet we dont have ball players.
All league clubs shd adopt the national team philosophy if it’s to succeed.

— 𝗦𝗛𝗬 𝗚𝗨𝗬 👁⭐ (@eyebare) June 10, 2021

We are Bafana Bafana they must give us France we are too good for africa🙏😭

— | Harold | (@_IamHarold) June 10, 2021

First 🇿🇦 #BafanaBafana goals for:

Bongokuhle Hlongwane (20) ⚽️
Evidence Makgopa (21) ⚽️⚽️

Ethan Brooks (19) was amazing midfield.

A lot to be encouraged about for the experimental squad against some top 🇺🇬 Uganda players this evening.

— Lorenz Köhler (@Lorenz_KO) June 10, 2021

Mubiru cant manage that job…guy is so so tactically naive

— ali beast (@mombwe2) June 10, 2021

The thing is that we overate bafana bafana and they are just average if not below average, i mean when last did they qualify for a major tournament?

— Given Ngomani (@given_ngomani) June 10, 2021

Evidence makgopa is better than cr7 nd bruno Fernandez combined

— Pontsho Mjava (@mjava_pontsho) June 10, 2021

I think Coach Mubiru is still lacking in plan B, He failed to match the changes made by the South African coach in the second half half which makes him still wanting for the National team duty

— Michael of Uganda🇺🇬 (@MUBIRUMIKE1) June 10, 2021

So Evidence Makgopa scores 2 goals & suddenly he’s the next Benni McCarthy?!?
Dude couldn’t even score 8 PSL goals!
Haai, Bafana Bafana football fans!😅🤣

— Gooseberry (@RhuNdimande) June 10, 2021

Chiefs better prepare big cash to lure this boy evidence Makgopa to Naturena we want him there

— Syfo-zn🇿🇦 (@Sipho2060) June 10, 2021

Bafana Bafana Always Win Friendly Matches…

— Fortune JapuJapu🇿🇦 (@FortuneJapuJap1) June 10, 2021


— KGOPOTSO (@KGOPOTS82385924) June 10, 2021

Decent game we may have lost but two away goals is a positive to pick and base on to build our team. Applause to Abdul Mubiru 👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼

— Eddie Raymond (@EddieRaymond18) June 10, 2021

SA needed a NEW coach for Bafana Bafana – we have THAT coach in Helmen Mkhelele. Hugo can just assist.

End of story.
Midnight Express 🔥

— YaseB 🇸🇿 (@ThisIsColbert) June 10, 2021

Uganda cranes has improved in some departments despite a 3-2 loss to south africa. I hope coach Abdullah Mubiru will come back stronger. @MosesMagogo

— CHURCH B O S S (@Thefaya) June 10, 2021

Nice game for sure; 2 away goals in SA is a positive to pick. I loved the team build up game we shall get there if Abdul Mubiru is entrusted with the boys and given all the necessary support 👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼

— Eddie Raymond (@EddieRaymond18) June 10, 2021

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