Dino Ndlovu: Bafana's 5-0 defeat to Brazil not true reflection of the game

Goal caught up with Bafana's Dino Ndlovu immediately after their humiliating 5-0 defeat to Brazil at the FNB Stadium
By Ernest Makhaya

SuperSport United striker Dino Ndlovu has told Goal that Bafana's 5-0 loss to Brazil was not a true reflection of the game while also admitting that it was the worst defeat ever.

Bafana conceded three goals in the first 46 minutes of the game, and Ndlovu believes that Brazil capitalized from their own mistakes to win the game.

"It was the worst defeat, but I don't think it was a true reflection of the game," Ndlovu told Goal. "I think we created the chances that we never converted. They never got the goals from open play. They just capitalized from our own mistakes in the middle and they scored," he said.

The former Maccabi Haifa hitman, who was introduced in the second half of that match, believes that their failure to score against Brazil was due to the fact they never had enough time to prepare.

"I think failing to do well in the final third is something we couldn't work on in a time of two days. The coach didn't have enough time to help us do well in the final third," said Ndlovu.

The 24-year-old Ndlovu believes Bafana have enough quality players that should be kept in the team for the coming years.

"I think we have a bunch of good players that we should keep and I think we are going to have a good (national) team in future," he added.

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