We did not capitalise on 1996 AFCON success – Barker

Obinwannem News The 75-year-old was at the helm when Neil Tovey famously raised the continental crown 23 years ago at Soccer City in Johannesburg.

Former Bafana Bafana coach Clive Barker believes South African football has been plummeting since the mid-1990s when they won the Africa Cup of Nations.

The 75-year-old was at the helm when Neil Tovey famously raised the continental crown 23 years ago at Soccer City in Johannesburg.

But they have declined heavily since and Barker says the country did not do enough justice by jumping on the winning bandwagon all those years ago.

The former AmaZulu FC, Maritzburg United and Bidvest Wits coach is now trying to do his bit to try and raise South African football from the dust.

Speaking at his recent academy launch in Durban, he has undertaken to unearth the next Doctor Khumalo.

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