4.6.2019 07:23 pm
The picture is probably foggy given how early it still is in the World Cup, but it feels so scarily clear…
It's on days like these - especially after the Proteas' World Cup masterplan disintegrated further with the news that Dale Steyn is on his way home - where the anger and frustration lifts the fog from the crystal ball.
They might be responding quickly to tough economic times, but they’re quickly alienating their biggest asset – the players.
You see, taken into account that we actually qualifying for something we’re not hosting is honourable indeed, but definitely not worth celebrating like we won something.
Swys de Bruin and co need to stop their unbalanced view on the game before it’s too late.
They’ve spat at the principles that made them the No 1 Test-playing nation previously.
Matfield reportedly wants to iron out some details from other employers before being appointed, suggesting he’s not fully invested in coaching.
The Proteas legend hasn’t lit up the league he’s supposed to carry because he’s playing too many weird shots.
We can’t do anything other than expect Bafana to be an embarrassment, but at least our other national side (and probably main one) go a long way in soothing our pain.
Rassie Erasmus has actually worked wonders in making two such fundamentally flawed players the cornerstones of his national team.
Players and coaches perform poorly in front of the world and they get chopped. But refs? Hardly ever.
And that’s potentially bad news for the Lions, South Africa’s flag-bearers for four years…