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Marks Maponyane: 'Bafana Bafana are just not good enough'

Bafana Bafana's AFCON 2017 qualification hopes are quite dim after losing 3-1 to Mauritania on Saturday night. The loss was South Africa's first AFCON qualifier loss since September 2011.

John spoke to Former Bafana Bafana striker and soccer commentator, Marks Maponyane about this poor performance.

Maponyane said that he felt was strong initially, however when they started performance (or not performing), he realised that the team was bad at the back, mid-field and front. He said that one of attributes for the poor performance could be that a lot of the players that were added to the team had not played in a while. He also notes that there doesn't seem to be a plan B, when the first selection is not working.

Said Maponyane:

For the first time I must admit we may not be qualifying. We're not good enough.

Marks Maponyane, Former Bafana Bafana striker and soccer commentator

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