"I was never a cow, I just didn't play for Chiefs and Pirates"- Aaron Mbazo Mokoena
Former Bafana Bafana captain Aaron "Mbazo" Mokoena believes that he was just unlucky not to be liked by Bafana fans. Mokoena had a successful football career where he got a chance to even play in the biggest leagues in Europe. View pictures in App save up to 80% data. Mokoena was the captain when Bafana and South Africa hosted the first ever African World Cup, 2010 FIFA WORLD CUP.
Things did not end well for Bafana as they made bad history of becoming the first nation to be knocked out on group stages.
Mokoena came back to South African football in the Premier Soccer League and joined Bidvest Wits and retired.
He believes that he had an incredible career.
"I have retired from football and I'm no longer worried about not being included in the Bafana squad" View pictures in App save up to 80% data.
"Those who called me a cow must ask themselves how I succeeded playing in Sydney Olympics, I played for Bayer Leverkusen (Germany) Ajax Amsterdam (Netherlands) Genk(Belgium) Blackburn Rovers (England) I was even given the captaincy by Portsmouth. I played FA cup final."
"What did all these Coaches see in me that the South Africans couldn't? I played for Alberto Parreira,Mark Hughes and Jomo Sono. I think in order to be respected in South Africa you must play for Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates or Mamelodi Sundowns. People must check my CV. Dean Furman faced the same just because He did not play for South African big 3 -Concludes Mokoena
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