There’s a new Belgian in Johannesburg, and is around to stay for at least five years.
As reported here on Futaa on Wednesday, Bafana Bafana announced Hugo Broos has replaced Molefi Ntseki.
The new man is mandated to lead the dwindling national team to the FIFA 2022 World Cup in Qatar. So, many South Africans have some clear questions: who is Broos, why was he appointed and what are his credentials?
Here’s everything you need to know in a simple profile:
🍼Born: Humbeek, Belgium
📑License: UEFA Pro A
👕Clubs coached: Molenbeek, Club Brugge, Mouscron, Genk, Werengem (All Belgium), Panserraikos (Greece), Trabzonspor (Turkey), Al-Jariza (UAE), Kabylei, Dey (Algeria), Oostende (Belgium).
🌍Countries coached: Cameroon
🙋🏿♂️Known players he’s worked with: Christian Benteke, Vincent Kompany and Anele Ngcongca.
🏆Honours: AFCON 2017, Belgium League X3, Belgium Cup X2
Meanwhile, the World Cup qualifiers will begin in June, where Ghana, Zimbabwe and Ethiopia form the qualification group.