Former Bafana Bafana coach Carlos Queiroz is reportedly the front-runner for what can be a second stint on the helm of the South African nationwide facet.
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A supply revealed to The South African web site that the 68-year-old Portuguese coach is the South African Soccer Affiliation’s (SAFA) first-choice to switch sacked Molefi Ntseki.
Whether or not Queiroz accepts the provide stays to be seen.
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SAFA are in a race towards time to nominate a brand new coach with Bafana Bafana’s subsequent task – the all-important 2022 Soccer World Cup qualifiers – beginning in precisely 9 weeks.
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Carlos Queiroz beforehand coached Bafana Bafana between 7 October 2000 and 30 March 2002.
Throughout that point he oversaw 24 matches of which Bafana Bafana gained 10, drew eight and misplaced six for a win p.c of simply 41.67%.
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In Queiroz’ 10 teaching roles throughout his profession, that, worryingly, represents his worst ever p.c!
In these 24 matches, Bafana Bafana solely scored 24 targets whereas conceding 19.
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Carlos Queiroz has beforehand coached at each membership and worldwide stage with stints on the helm of his native Portugal, the UAE, Iran and Colombia in addition to at membership stage with, most notably, Spanish giants Actual Madrid.
He additionally loved two stints as an assistant as English facet Manchester United.
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This week noticed each Pitso Mosimane and Gavin Hunt giggle off strategies they had been within the vacant Bafana Bafana teaching job whereas Eric Tinkler grow to be the primary coach to publicly put up his hand for the function.
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Queiroz was sacked from his most up-to-date job as Colombia coach after a surprising 6-1 defeat to fellow South American nation Ecuador in what was satirically a 2022 Soccer World Cup qualifier.