Hugo Broos

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Hugo Broos said : “First I want to apologise if my declaration at the press conference last Tuesday was disrespectful against this nation‚” External link

businessday Monday, June 20, 2022 7:35:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “It’s time now to face the real problem. What is the real problem in South Africa? The real problem is that we don’t have those high-quality players,” External link

citizen Monday, June 20, 2022 3:04:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “I want to apologise if my declaration at the press conference was disrespectful against this nation,” “It was not my intention, I came here a year ago and the only thing I want is that South African football becomes better. I think we are on the right path, but there is still a lot of work to do, and I hope the whole country will be with us, to change some things we have to change” External link

citizen Monday, June 20, 2022 3:04:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “It is now time to face the real problem,” External link

citizen Wednesday, June 15, 2022 12:30:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos told : “The level of the PSL is not high enough for us to succeed,” External link

citizen Wednesday, June 15, 2022 9:22:00 AM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “Now is the time to face the real problem, and the real problem of SA is that we don’t have high-quality players,” External link

businessday Tuesday, June 14, 2022 7:24:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “This is not good. Percy Tau is one of the best SA players at the moment and he can’t succeed at Al Ahly. I don’t blame the player for that. I just see what happens,” External link

businessday Tuesday, June 14, 2022 7:24:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos told : “The level of the PSL is not high enough for us to succeed,” External link

citizen Tuesday, June 14, 2022 5:44:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “We had players who had never played for Bafana before but now they’ve played six games. We had to start somewhere when we began in September and I knew it’s a young team without experience‚” “It was expected we could lose one game because we lacked experience and it happened. But we learnt a lot out of that” External link

businessday Monday, June 6, 2022 6:50:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “Morocco are a very good team, and with modern technology you can have as much information as possible about an opponent. With my staff, we have watched many games of Morocco. We know the opponents … they are a very good team. But we have a plan, so we will see if our plan will succeed,” External link

citizen Friday, June 3, 2022 1:54:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “Before the game (against France) you had 50 000 people singing the French national anthem and they put it on a loudspeaker,” External link

citizen Friday, June 3, 2022 1:54:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “This is the new chapter that we are starting after the World Cup qualifiers last year,” External link

businessday Wednesday, June 1, 2022 8:12:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said ( about Themba Zwane ) : “Last year in my first selection, every journalist asked why I had not selected Njabulo Ngcobo, who was the best defender in the league that season. Look what happened at Kaizer Chiefs, he didn’t play!” “I don’t focus on the fact that Jali has five nominations, I have said this from the beginning and for two years, and I am very sorry, I don’t see why I should select Jali and Zwane” External link

citizen Friday, May 27, 2022 8:58:00 AM EAT

Hugo Broos added : “Morocco have a very strong midfield, we also need the strong guys that can fight,” External link

citizen Friday, May 27, 2022 8:58:00 AM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “This is not a guy that has to be in the group for the moment,” External link

citizen Friday, May 27, 2022 8:58:00 AM EAT

Hugo Broos said : "I see what happened (with him) in France. I am very sorry, but this is not a guy who has to be with our group for the moment," External link

news24 Thursday, May 26, 2022 8:13:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : "I have followed Victor again; he is a scorer. But he was scoring nine penalties so if you take that off from his figures, he is not so good anymore for a striker," External link

news24 Thursday, May 26, 2022 8:13:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos told : “It is clear that Morocco are the best team in our group. They were in the Afcon in January, they were eliminated by Egypt and they are a very good team,” External link

theindependent Saturday, April 23, 2022 6:45:00 AM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “There are players we know, there are some other players, one in Holland, for example, a striker, and we saw his last game. So, we need to look after that again and maybe other guys who are playing in Sweden, so we have to also look at their games and then decide if those guys can be with us in June,” External link

theindependent Saturday, April 23, 2022 6:45:00 AM EAT

Hugo Broos told : “It is clear that Morocco are the best team in our group. They were in the Afcon in January, they were eliminated by Egypt and they are a very good team,” External link

newsday Thursday, April 21, 2022 6:59:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos added : “We played Zimbabwe twice in World Cup qualification (Bafana drew 0-0 in Zimbabwe and won 1-0 at home) so we know them very well. They are a tough team, but a team we have to beat. We are better than we were a few months ago, so I think if we can beat them twice it will be very good for us,” “Liberia is a team I don’t know. So it is up to us in the next weeks to look at the games of Liberia. Maybe they are the weakest team in the group, but it is always dangerous to underestimate an opponent” External link

citizen Thursday, April 21, 2022 5:39:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “We knew before the game there was a difference in level between the two teams. But for us, as I said before, the result was not important, it was the experience,” External link

businessday Wednesday, March 30, 2022 8:19:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos told ( about Kylian Mbappe ) : "I was a little bit angry on my colleague that he put Mbappe today and not Friday evening (against Ivory Coast)," External link

news24 Wednesday, March 30, 2022 4:56:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos added : "We tried to play football, and there were some moments we could do it, but again there was a big difference of level, therefore, we couldn’t do what we would like to do" External link

news24 Wednesday, March 30, 2022 4:56:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said ( about Lyle Foster ) : “Lyle Foster … it was very difficult but for me he played a good game,” “Xulu and Sibisi were also good but as a team we do not have enough quality to fight and be the equal of France” External link

citizen Wednesday, March 30, 2022 3:55:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : "We knew before the game there was a difference of level between the two teams," External link

afp-en Wednesday, March 30, 2022 1:43:00 AM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “It is a pity he is available!” External link

citizen Monday, March 28, 2022 10:58:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “I think we had a good performance. I saw a good game‚ I saw a good mentality. The only negative was that we didn’t score‚” External link

businessday Monday, March 28, 2022 8:02:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “They showed me what I wanted to see,” External link

businessday Sunday, March 27, 2022 7:21:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “Those six [World Cup] games we learnt a lot. And it's a pity that in the last game we felt things we hadn’t in the previous games,” External link

businessday Sunday, March 27, 2022 7:21:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “It was a good performance, we asked for that from the players,” External link

citizen Saturday, March 26, 2022 11:50:00 AM EAT

Hugo Broos added : “We had a little problem when you see the tall guys from Guinea, sometimes it was a problem with the aerial duels. At a footballing level I think we had a very good game” External link

citizen Saturday, March 26, 2022 11:50:00 AM EAT

Hugo Broos said : "The purpose of the games will be to give everyone minutes to play. I want to see everyone in those two games because it is very important ahead of the Afcon qualifiers in June," External link

news24 Friday, March 25, 2022 12:01:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos added : "After the World Cup qualifiers, we realised that we needed pace, experience and power. The guys that have been selected have that," "We hope that we can increase our quality and be stronger for the Afcon qualifiers from June. From then, we will hope to be stronger for the next World Cup qualifiers" External link

news24 Friday, March 25, 2022 12:01:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “Hlongwane and Fagrie Lakay had some problems with their visa, they will be here tomorrow morning,” External link

citizen Friday, March 25, 2022 9:28:00 AM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “For me these are important games‚ they are difficult games‚ I asked for difficult games because I’ve been told that in the past it was not usual for SA to play tough friendly games‚” External link

businessday Thursday, March 24, 2022 7:07:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “Tomorrow [Thursday] morning everybody has to be here,” External link

businessday Wednesday, March 23, 2022 8:36:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “Let’s hope after two years we can see supporters in the Stadium. The supporters already made a difference against Zimbabwe,” “It creates an atmosphere, when 20 000 people are shouting for you it gives you motivation and energy, when there is a bad period in the game, when you are supported (it is better). Also for a coach, it gives you motivation” External link

citizen Wednesday, March 23, 2022 6:02:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos added : “It was a bit unlucky because every player had to present at the (French) Embassy, and Monday was a public holiday (in South Africa),” “But it is not really a problem. As I said, I will give a chance to every player to play, so those who will play on Friday (against Guinea) are all here, except for a few)” External link

citizen Wednesday, March 23, 2022 6:02:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said ( about Percy Tau ) : “There has been a bit of a problem with Percy since September,” External link

citizen Wednesday, March 23, 2022 2:09:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said ( about Percy Tau ) : “There has been a bit of a problem with Percy since September,” External link

citizen Tuesday, March 22, 2022 10:20:00 AM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “I was panicked a bit because these two friendly games are very important for me, and for the players,” External link

businessday Tuesday, March 22, 2022 12:25:00 AM EAT

Hugo Broos said ( about Percy Tau ) : “There has been a bit of a problem with Percy since September,” External link

citizen Monday, March 21, 2022 5:56:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “Goodman made the mistake in October, but that doesn’t mean because someone made a mistake that you have to forget about them,” External link

businessday Tuesday, March 15, 2022 9:20:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “I am very happy with the performance of these clubs – Pirates, Sundowns and AmaZulu,” External link

citizen Tuesday, March 15, 2022 3:09:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “This is not the Percy Tau we are used to seeing,” “When he had the injury and didn’t play for Ahly for a few weeks before Christmas I thought it was that. But I saw him playing on Saturday, and this was not Percy Tau. I don’t know what is happening, I will talk to him. He can help us a lot with his talent but we need the best Percy Tau” External link

citizen Tuesday, March 15, 2022 11:30:00 AM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “His mentality was bad and he had to leave Cercle Bruges,” “Then he played in Portugal and it was not what I wanted to see. But I think he started thinking. Now he is at Westerlo, I saw him playing when I was in Belgium and I asked the coach how he is. He said he was very happy with him. His mentality has changed, we all know the talent he has. I will give him a chance now, it is up to him to take it” External link

citizen Tuesday, March 15, 2022 11:30:00 AM EAT

Hugo Broos added ( about Percy Tau ) : “I could understand that he (Tau) is not the type of player for England but in Egypt he has to be a standout player. But he has problems,” External link

citizen Tuesday, March 15, 2022 11:30:00 AM EAT

Hugo Broos said ( about Didier Deschamps ) : “After the World Cup qualifiers ended [last year] we thought about it and what we had to do in the March Fifa date. From the beginning I said: ‘Don’t bring Botswana, I need big teams’,” “There was Ivory Coast and Burkina Faso, and then France came. I think France will play 80% or 90% of their top players, but I’m sure the coach [Didier Deschamps] will also use the match to try some players” External link

businessday Monday, March 14, 2022 6:32:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “Mvala is very aggressive, we missed him a bit against Ghana,” “We also saw some other games where the midfield was a bit light” External link

citizen Monday, March 14, 2022 3:44:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “I have always said that the World Cup qualifiers campaign was the beginning. It was very difficult for me to select players because I didn’t know them, but they did very well. However, there must be new faces because we’re not strong enough,” External link

businessday Thursday, March 3, 2022 5:03:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : "I was happy to see Tau move from Brighton to Al Ahly; he's now playing for a big team that's competing for continental titles," External link

news24 Saturday, December 11, 2021 1:39:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said ( about Daniel Amartey ) : “It was very difficult to see from the bench, it was a corner and I don’t know what happened, suddenly Amartey was on the ground. I don’t know but I saw the players were surprised that the referee gave it,” External link

citizen Tuesday, November 16, 2021 1:34:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos added : “That was the only game we didn’t play at our level, and it is a pity, because if we had, we would have won by two or maybe three goals and would be in the next round,” External link

citizen Tuesday, November 16, 2021 1:34:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “It was a bit confusing about the result tomorrow and who will be in the next round,” External link

citizen Sunday, November 14, 2021 11:34:00 AM EAT

Hugo Broos said : "We'll be making the biggest mistake on Sunday if we're just going to defend. We will concede if that's the case," External link

news24 Saturday, November 13, 2021 3:26:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : "I don't know what we'll feel on Sunday because it's the final game," External link

news24 Saturday, November 13, 2021 3:26:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : "We don't have to count so much. If we do so, we are finished. We are three points ahead," External link

news24 Friday, November 12, 2021 7:11:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : "We'll have to play better than we did in this game and being in the next round has to be the ambition for the players," External link

news24 Friday, November 12, 2021 7:11:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : "I was happy that we won, but I was far from satisfied with the performance," External link

news24 Friday, November 12, 2021 12:46:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : "I could see in the dressing room that there wasn't joy or a party. It was different to what I saw in the game against Ghana and Ethiopia," "They know the performance wasn't good, so they know that on Sunday, they may be more ready to play that game than they were for this game" External link

news24 Friday, November 12, 2021 12:46:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said ( about error ) : “I think the biggest error we can make Sunday is if we defend,” “We will receive goals for sure,” External link

citizen Friday, November 12, 2021 9:36:00 AM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “Most important is how we are going to play. We have to start the game well and not give them confidence,” External link

citizen Thursday, November 11, 2021 1:36:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said ( about Black Stars ) : “When we played them in Zimbabwe they had a coach … now again there is another coach, they have changed a lot!” “We saw their two games against Ghana (Zimbabwe lost home-and-away to the Black Stars in October). It is not such a different style (from when they played us), but it is a question again of how they will play tomorrow. This is a different team than they had before, a different team from the one that played in the first game of the qualifiers. So we will see how they play … but again most important is how we are going to play” External link

citizen Thursday, November 11, 2021 1:36:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : "I'm very sure that the focus will 100 percent be on Zimbabwe and they will go for it until the 90th minute," External link

news24 Wednesday, November 10, 2021 11:14:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : "Their value as players will go up and they'll have opportunities to go to better teams," External link

news24 Wednesday, November 10, 2021 11:14:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : "If we don't win the game tomorrow, especially knowing that Ghana will have won, we will be in some trouble," External link

news24 Wednesday, November 10, 2021 11:14:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “You know, you can say what you want as a coach but if the players don’t take it, it’s no use,” External link

businessday Wednesday, November 10, 2021 8:57:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos says : “I think this is my character. I am not quickly nervous or upset. I re-evaluate things. I know it’s important to beat Zimbabwe but I know that there are other things important than football,” External link

newsday Wednesday, November 10, 2021 11:24:00 AM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “This is my character, I am not quickly upset or nervous,” “I know how important the Zimbabwe game is, but there are other things more important than football. That doesn’t mean I am not ready to go for the game, as a player I was also calm. Some players need to be nervous to perform but I am someone who was not good when I was nervous. Maybe it is an advantage for the team to have a coach who is calm” External link

citizen Tuesday, November 9, 2021 6:12:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos added : “We have it in hand, we are still one point ahead. But it is easier for them to have a good location like Johannesburg,” External link

citizen Monday, November 8, 2021 6:58:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos added : “But Bvuma has been with us a few times. I don’t have complaints about him. He’s a young and quality keeper and works well in training. But I see his coach (at Chiefs) decides differently,” External link

citizen Thursday, November 4, 2021 5:42:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “You have to know I started here with nothing,” External link

citizen Friday, October 22, 2021 11:30:00 AM EAT

Hugo Broos told : “You already have eight good teams there! I hope for 2026 this will change … it is a pity they have waited so long to do that because Africa deserves more teams,” External link

dailypost Thursday, October 21, 2021 10:02:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos told : "I will not comment about the remarks by Mr Mokwena; I'm very surprised by his comments; you don't do that in the media, certainly when it comes to a colleague," External link

news24 Thursday, October 21, 2021 7:46:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “I can say that they have already been punished,” External link

citizen Thursday, October 21, 2021 2:50:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “I’m very disappointed with the comments of Mr Mokwena. You don’t talk about your colleagues like that. He could have picked up the phone and called, instead of saying these things in the media. This is not on,” External link

citizen Wednesday, October 20, 2021 12:01:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said ( about Keagan Dolly ) : “I never said the door is closed for older players, that’s why (Sifiso) Hlanti, (Mosa) Lebusa were in the squad. Dolly is someone we know. Ok he scored in the game I watched. But let’s see, because I’m still happy with the squad,” External link

citizen Wednesday, October 20, 2021 12:01:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “Little by little I am finding the best combination which I will use in the next months and maybe years,” External link

businessday Wednesday, October 13, 2021 8:06:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : "Little by little; I will find the group with which I will work within the coming months, maybe years," External link

news24 Wednesday, October 13, 2021 6:54:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “If the situation is what it is now, and we go to Ghana one point ahead, Ghana will have to win the game, they will have no other solution,” External link

citizen Wednesday, October 13, 2021 11:06:00 AM EAT

Hugo Broos added : “As clean sheet is very important, it means before you start a game you already have a point, and if you score you win the game, like today,” External link

citizen Wednesday, October 13, 2021 11:06:00 AM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “It will be a little strange,” External link

businessday Monday, October 11, 2021 9:27:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : "It's going to be a little bit strange because of the amount of time they haven't played in front of fans," External link

news24 Monday, October 11, 2021 6:51:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “I don’t understand that such an important game [is played on a bumpy pitch]. Ethiopia coming to play on this pitch is also not good for them. They are a team who play football, not kick and rush football. On this field, you can do nothing but kick and rush football, which is very difficult” External link

citizen Monday, October 11, 2021 9:39:00 AM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “I know it was a little disappointing for Tshegofatso but he had difficulties,” External link

businessday Sunday, October 10, 2021 8:30:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “We were a little afraid when the ball was coming back and we needed to control it. We were not confident like we were against Ghana [in the 1-0 home win at FNB Stadium last month],” “I don’t understand that for such an important game Ethiopia are coming to play us here on this pitch. It’s also not good for them because they are a team that plays football. It is not kick and rush football that they play. And on this field, you can do nothing else other than kick and rush because it is very difficult” External link

businessday Sunday, October 10, 2021 8:30:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “I know it is a bit disappointing for Tshegofatso, but he had difficulties, and for us it was better that we changed. I explained why, we trained on it this week, but I don’t really think he understood what we asked and therefore we had to change it,” External link

citizen Sunday, October 10, 2021 2:01:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “It is always a bad thing to just before kick off to have to change a player because he is injured,” “Also for the team because everyone is concentrated (on the match) but when someone was injured I was afraid. (But) I think Kutumela did well, with ten others (in the starting line-up) who fought for each other” External link

citizen Sunday, October 10, 2021 2:01:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “It was a difficult game on a very difficult pitch,” “I said before the game that we don’t need a trophy for the best football playing team, we need the trophy for the team with the most character. We showed that character and mentality even when Ethiopia equalised. We fought for every ball and we won at last, and it is a great win” External link

citizen Saturday, October 9, 2021 9:39:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “I am not disappointed. I am very angry. I don’t understand how a player who [is in line to win] his first cap for the national team of his country doesn’t even come to the camp,” “He didn’t call us. We don’t know why he’s not coming. I can understand that maybe the player doesn’t want to play for Bafana Bafana, but then he should tell me that. I would have to respect that. Everybody is free to decide if he will play or not, but we didn’t hear anything from him” External link

dailymaverick Friday, October 8, 2021 4:50:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “When you want to be first in your group you have to win once away,” External link

dailymaverick Friday, October 8, 2021 4:50:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “Kutumela is still here, we did not withdraw him,” External link

citizen Thursday, October 7, 2021 1:52:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “I think we are ready, we had two good trainings (on Wednesday), especially at a tactical level. When you see how they are in training, you know they are ready,” “Sometimes you have a soft training, things that don’t work out and you are a bit anxious. This wasn’t the case here. This (Wednesday) morning we had training in defensive tactics and this afternoon we did offensive tactics. What we want and asked for on Saturday looks good in training” External link

citizen Thursday, October 7, 2021 1:52:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “Three months ago, when we came and wanted to organise two friendlies, suddenly there was the last league game in the middle of the camp, which is against the rules of Fifa,” External link

citizen Tuesday, October 5, 2021 9:14:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : "Sadly, Goodman has absconded, we have tried reaching him to no avail, and this is extremely disappointing," "We are very happy that Jesse Donn has heeded the call and reported for duty almost immediately" External link

news24 Monday, October 4, 2021 5:14:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “I can only select 23 players, I know that thoseare good, but it is not the right moment to select them,” External link

citizen Thursday, September 30, 2021 3:20:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos added : “Already (Sifiso) Hlanti is there (at left back),” External link

citizen Thursday, September 30, 2021 3:20:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos added : “These are difficult games (against Ethiopia) and I think I also need a bit more experience in the team. You see that with Hlanti,” External link

citizen Thursday, September 30, 2021 3:20:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “You need to have a professional attitude,” External link

citizen Thursday, September 30, 2021 3:20:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “They asked me. I said I will not do that,” External link

dailymaverick Sunday, June 20, 2021 3:10:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “I was getting a lot of information in the last few days, I talked with my assistant (Helman Mkhalele is the new Bafana head coach) and I made a list, I didn’t look at who was captain,” “I just wanted a good list, it is for the first time and we will see. In September (for the start of the 2022 Fifa World Cup qualifiers) there will be other names, I am sure, and maybe the captain will be there again. I also heard he didn’t have a good season, but he is not forgotten” External link

citizen Saturday, May 22, 2021 6:31:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “There is a tournament in Dubai from May 10 to June 12, and I can see the project made (by David Notoane), with the team qualifying for the Olympics. I don’t want to take the players for only one game,” External link

citizen Saturday, May 22, 2021 6:31:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “And we will see in September if South Africa will be ready to beat Ghana but why not?” External link

modernghana Thursday, May 20, 2021 5:17:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “I asked Safa about a second assistant coach,” External link

citizen Friday, May 14, 2021 10:01:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : "We will try to rebuild a successful team. And, you know, when you are rebuilding, there are always moments of weakness. So, it could happen that we won't qualify for the World Cup. It can't be a disappointment if we don't," External link

AfricaNews-English Friday, May 14, 2021 7:04:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “When rebuilding, there are always moments of weakness, so it can happen that we will not qualify for the (2022) World Cup. That said, we will do our utmost to reach Qatar,” External link

modernghana Friday, May 14, 2021 2:22:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos added : “When rebuilding, there are always moments of weakness, so it can happen that we will not qualify for the (2022) World Cup. That said, we will do our utmost to reach Qatar,” External link

zimeye Friday, May 14, 2021 6:06:00 AM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “If there is something that I want from you, it is patience,” External link

newsday Thursday, May 13, 2021 9:04:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said ( about Cedomir Janevski ) : “My Belgian assistant will be Cedomir Janevski — he is not here at the moment, he is still in Cyprus, where he will be in the cup final next week,” “He’s from Macedonia but was staying for 35 years in Belgium, played in Belgium at Club Brugge” External link

dailymaverick Thursday, May 13, 2021 12:47:00 AM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “I made a choice, that is it,” External link

citizen Wednesday, May 12, 2021 10:02:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos insisted : “I am not coming here to have a retirement cheque and go back to my country with no success. I am not like that. I have a CV with plenty of success and I want to win,” External link

citizen Wednesday, May 12, 2021 10:02:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “It will be tough, but if you are coach of a national team it is always tough, because people like results,” External link

citizen Wednesday, May 12, 2021 10:02:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : "When rebuilding, there are always moments of weakness, so it can happen that we will not qualify for the (2022) World Cup. That said, we will do our utmost to reach Qatar," External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, May 12, 2021 9:56:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : "When rebuilding, there are always moments of weakness, so it can happen that we will not qualify for the (2022) World Cup. That said, we will do our utmost to reach Qatar," External link

afp-en Wednesday, May 12, 2021 9:02:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “My Belgian assistant is not here for the moment because he is still working in Cyprus. He stays with his team as he has a cup final‚” “After that he will be here with the SA assistant to coach those two games in June. We are looking for opponents so we will see which teams we will play” External link

businessday Wednesday, May 12, 2021 7:31:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “I will not do much training because I think the most important thing in training is observing what’s happening. So they will have to work,” External link

businessday Wednesday, May 12, 2021 7:31:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos told : "My Belgian assistant is not here for the moment as he is working in Cyprus and will be competing with his team in the cup final next Sunday," External link

news24 Wednesday, May 12, 2021 6:27:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos explained : “I will be here until May 24,” External link

citizen Wednesday, May 12, 2021 5:53:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said ( about Nations Championship ) : “He knows South African football, South African players, he will help me a lot,” “This is a different country, with a different culture. Next to a Belgian assistant, I need a South African coach. I will also give my experience to him. And something like CHAN (the African Nations Championship) or the Cosafa Cup, or the Mandela Challenge, he will coach that” External link

citizen Wednesday, May 12, 2021 5:53:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “If you have a choice it is a luxury for a coach, a choice between good projects. I made a choice, that is it,” External link

citizen Wednesday, May 12, 2021 5:53:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “In July is the Olympics. They asked me if I will do that and I said ‘no’. I need to have respect for the coach who qualified the Under-23 side for Japan. I will monitor the games and be in contact, but he will be the coach of this team,” External link

citizen Wednesday, May 12, 2021 5:53:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos told : “I like fancy football, that's my philosophy,” External link

the-star Wednesday, May 12, 2021 11:48:00 AM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “This is possible. But you know everything is about results. And if tomorrow there are no results, you can say what you want‚ it’s finished‚” External link

businessday Wednesday, May 12, 2021 5:28:00 AM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “The only thing I have to ask is to have an honest chance,” External link

citizen Tuesday, May 11, 2021 10:12:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos added : “There were better sides than us at Afcon, but we won Afcon, because we were a team, and not just 11 players, 23 players (in the squad),” External link

citizen Tuesday, May 11, 2021 5:28:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said ( about Sao ) : “There were some things that for me were a bit surprising. For example, in the games for Afcon I saw that it was very difficult for the team not to concede a goal. In every game, except against Sao Tome‚ they always conceded. In other games they conceded a goal in the beginning of the game,” External link

dailymaverick Monday, May 10, 2021 12:38:00 AM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “With the information I have received and analysis I made in the last few weeks, I think it’s the moment to build a new team in South Africa‚” External link

dailymaverick Monday, May 10, 2021 12:38:00 AM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “With the information I have received and analysis I made in the last few weeks‚ I think it’s the moment to build a new team in South Africa‚” External link

newsday Friday, May 7, 2021 1:28:00 AM EAT

Hugo Broos told : “With the information I have received and analysis I made in the last few weeks, I think it’s the moment to build a new team in South Africa‚” External link

dailymaverick Thursday, May 6, 2021 2:16:00 AM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “The information that I’ve gathered in the last few weeks and the analysis that I’ve compiled has made me believe that it is now the perfect moment to build a new team in South Africa,” External link

dailyjournal Wednesday, May 5, 2021 10:20:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos told : “I will be there [South Africa] next week to have a few meetings and see what we have to do in the next few months,” External link

dailymaverick Wednesday, May 5, 2021 7:30:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “This is the moment to rebuild a new team in South Africa. I was a little bit surprised when I saw the selections in the last games. There were so many players of 30 and more. I think we have to rebuild a younger team. Take the example of Cameroon: when you work with young players they are hungry and motivated,” “After South Africa didn’t qualify for Afcon, this is the moment to start and rebuild a younger team” External link

mg Wednesday, May 5, 2021 5:41:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos commenté : «Parfois, on a entrevu quelques éclairs de son talent mais une grande partie de celui-ci n’a pas été exprimé» External link

lavenir Tuesday, February 19, 2019 1:39:00 AM EAT

Hugo Broos déclare ( about Tom De Sutter ) : "Tom a travaillé dur ces six dernières semaines et a montré qu'il pouvait encore donner une belle suite à sa carrière" External link

belga-be-fr Thursday, January 10, 2019 4:55:00 AM EAT

Hugo Broos déclare ( about Tom De Sutter ) : «Tom a travaillé dur ces six dernières semaines et a montré qu’il pouvait encore donner une belle suite à sa carrière» External link

lavenir Thursday, January 10, 2019 1:16:00 AM EAT

Hugo Broos told : “I don’t know now what will happen,” External link

cameroononline Friday, December 8, 2017 4:55:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “I can’t explain why players don’t want to come and play for the national team, if the reason is because they don’t play, then, they are not professional,” External link

cameroonpostline Tuesday, November 14, 2017 2:35:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : "Here in this country you don't know the word patience," External link

bbc Saturday, November 4, 2017 6:18:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos added : "And if you want to build a good team you need to have patience, accept that some games you will lose - because otherwise you will never know if that player or that way of playing is good," External link

bbc Saturday, November 4, 2017 6:18:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos explained : "The local championship is not very good because of the nature of the pitches. "How can you detect good and young players on a pitch where the ball is bouncing everywhere? "A lot of work needs to be done in Cameroon to have good pitches and to teach the players," External link

bbc Saturday, November 4, 2017 6:18:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : "If tomorrow those players are here I will be happy, they don't want to come for reasons known to them, and they can best tell you if you contact them," External link

bbc Saturday, November 4, 2017 6:18:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “I can’t explain why players don’t want to come and play for the national team, if the reason is because they don’t play then they are not professional,” External link

cameroononline Saturday, October 7, 2017 6:30:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos explained : “I will tell him what he has to do,” External link

cameroononline Saturday, October 7, 2017 6:30:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos : «Je n’ai pas de secret pour qui que ce soit » External link

cameroun24 Thursday, October 5, 2017 5:23:00 AM EAT

Hugo Broos said : "I can't explain why players don't want to come and play for the national team, if the reason is because they don't play then they are not professional," "If they come to the national team wanting a guarantee that they are going to play then they should stay home because it is not like that. "I have 23 players and there are always 11 on the field and 12 on the bench, if he is on the bench to fight for a place this is basic for a player and not to get angry" External link

bbc Monday, October 2, 2017 5:53:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos explained : "I will tell him what he has to do," External link

bbc Monday, October 2, 2017 5:53:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “We are an ambitious team and we had two goals early this year: to win the Africa Cup of Nations and qualify for the World Cup,” External link

dailypost Tuesday, September 5, 2017 6:15:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : "I want to stay with Cameroon," External link

bbc Monday, September 4, 2017 3:03:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : "We are conscious that on Friday we had a very bad game," External link

bbc Sunday, September 3, 2017 8:55:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos told : “There is no pressure any more on Monday – Nigeria have nine points, we have two points,” External link

ngrguardiannews Sunday, September 3, 2017 7:40:00 AM EAT

Hugo Broos said : "There is no pressure anymore on Monday, Nigeria have nine points, we have two points," External link

bbc Saturday, September 2, 2017 3:36:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos : «nous avons fait ce qu’on pouvait faire » External link

cameroun24 Saturday, September 2, 2017 1:38:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “Your team made us feel inferior. They were good at one on one situations and restricted us to just one chance all through the game. The better side actually won, no doubt about it,” External link

onlinenigeria Saturday, September 2, 2017 12:50:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “I know how it is when a coach loses his key players to injury, especially when there are crucial matches,” External link

ngrguardiannews Friday, September 1, 2017 6:56:00 AM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “Everybody knows that tomorrow’s result and that of Monday are very important, I’m not afraid,” External link

onlinenigeria Friday, September 1, 2017 1:30:00 AM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “We know Nigeria has pace in attack, we have to nullify that threat and hopefully it will work out well for us. It won’t be easy but we are not scared of Nigeria,” External link

dailypost Thursday, August 31, 2017 9:46:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos told : “I had an interview with André; he said that he no longer wants to be selected with the national team. He wants to concentrate on his club,” External link

dailypost Tuesday, August 29, 2017 10:38:00 AM EAT

Hugo Broos stated : “There was only one contact with a manager. He said the South African team’s coaching place was free. He asked me if I was interested, but not directly. He asked if he could introduce me. I said, well, go ahead, there is no problem, but there is only that. I do not intend to leave Cameroon,” External link

cameroonpostline Thursday, March 9, 2017 1:30:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos noted : “Even if the South African offer is interesting, I will still remain Cameroon’s coach. But there is not even an offer. There was no offer, but there is interest. This is quite normal since we won the AFCON 2017. So, it is quite normal, it seems to me, that other countries or clubs think of me,” External link

cameroonpostline Thursday, March 9, 2017 1:30:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “There will be a lot of big teams during that competition and I want to do a nice tournament with Cameroon. And then there is especially the qualification for the World Cup to unhook. It is not because I won AFCON 2017 that, at one stroke, I will start to go left and right to leave Cameroon. I am free to listen to proposals, but there are none. There are rumours. But between rumours and becoming a coach of South Africa, there is a very big difference,” External link

cameroonpostline Thursday, March 9, 2017 1:30:00 PM EAT



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Hugo BrossFR5.64%
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Hugo BroosNL1.50%
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Lyle Foster said ( about Hugo Broos ) : “When I spoke to coach Hugo (Broos) for the first time, it struck me that he watches the games and follows the league (in Belgium),” External link

citizen Friday, March 25, 2022 4:29:00 PM EAT

Cedomir Janevski said ( about Hugo Broos ) : “We are in contact [with Broos] daily. Even a half an hour ago also we spoke on the phone‚” “He also a few weeks ago made a list [of 19 players] to be sure in case of injuries or Covid” External link

businessday Tuesday, June 8, 2021 7:11:00 PM EAT

Cedomir Janevski added ( about Hugo Broos ) : “He (Broos) made a few weeks a go a list of more than just 19 players, in case, like now we have injuries or Covid problems. The coach knows everything,” External link

citizen Tuesday, June 8, 2021 6:10:00 PM EAT

Austin Eguavoen said ( about Hugo Broos ) : “Cameroon will come out to play because I know their coach, Hugo Broos back in my playing days in Belgium. He too knows most of us including late Keshi, Oliseh among others. He once handled Club Brugge, where Amokachi once played for. Hugo likes attacking football and we all saw it during the Africa Cup of Nations and the FIFA Confederations Cup,” External link

vanguardngr Tuesday, August 22, 2017 7:28:00 AM EAT

Roger Milla conclu ( about Hugo Broos ) : "Nous voulons retrouver notre rang. S'il n'y a pas de résultat, il (ndr: Hugo Broos) va partir. C'est à lui de faire des efforts pour que le Cameroun puisse être rayonnant" External link

cameroun24 Wednesday, January 18, 2017 5:15:00 PM EAT

Georges Leekens indiqué ( about Hugo Broos ) : "Je suis fier d'être une deuxième fois à la tête de la sélection algérienne. Nous avons une belle équipe, nous allons tout faire pour nous qualifier à la Coupe du Monde 2018 en Russie, et réussir un joli parcours à la Coupe d'Afrique 2017 au Gabon (... ) J'ai eu une offre du Cameroun - avant que ce pays n'opte pour Hugo Broos -, de Roumanie et du Qatar. J'ai repoussé toutes ces propositions parce que j'étais sous contrat avec Lokeren (Div.1 belge)" External link

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Hugo Broos said : “First I want to apologise if my declaration at the press conference last Tuesday was disrespectful against this nation‚” External link

businessday Monday, June 20, 2022 7:35:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “It’s time now to face the real problem. What is the real problem in South Africa? The real problem is that we don’t have those high-quality players,” External link

citizen Monday, June 20, 2022 3:04:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “I want to apologise if my declaration at the press conference was disrespectful against this nation,” “It was not my intention, I came here a year ago and the only thing I want is that South African football becomes better. I think we are on the right path, but there is still a lot of work to do, and I hope the whole country will be with us, to change some things we have to change” External link

citizen Monday, June 20, 2022 3:04:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “It is now time to face the real problem,” External link

citizen Wednesday, June 15, 2022 12:30:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos told : “The level of the PSL is not high enough for us to succeed,” External link

citizen Wednesday, June 15, 2022 9:22:00 AM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “Now is the time to face the real problem, and the real problem of SA is that we don’t have high-quality players,” External link

businessday Tuesday, June 14, 2022 7:24:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “This is not good. Percy Tau is one of the best SA players at the moment and he can’t succeed at Al Ahly. I don’t blame the player for that. I just see what happens,” External link

businessday Tuesday, June 14, 2022 7:24:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos told : “The level of the PSL is not high enough for us to succeed,” External link

citizen Tuesday, June 14, 2022 5:44:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “We had players who had never played for Bafana before but now they’ve played six games. We had to start somewhere when we began in September and I knew it’s a young team without experience‚” “It was expected we could lose one game because we lacked experience and it happened. But we learnt a lot out of that” External link

businessday Monday, June 6, 2022 6:50:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “Morocco are a very good team, and with modern technology you can have as much information as possible about an opponent. With my staff, we have watched many games of Morocco. We know the opponents … they are a very good team. But we have a plan, so we will see if our plan will succeed,” External link

citizen Friday, June 3, 2022 1:54:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “Before the game (against France) you had 50 000 people singing the French national anthem and they put it on a loudspeaker,” External link

citizen Friday, June 3, 2022 1:54:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “This is the new chapter that we are starting after the World Cup qualifiers last year,” External link

businessday Wednesday, June 1, 2022 8:12:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said ( about Themba Zwane ) : “Last year in my first selection, every journalist asked why I had not selected Njabulo Ngcobo, who was the best defender in the league that season. Look what happened at Kaizer Chiefs, he didn’t play!” “I don’t focus on the fact that Jali has five nominations, I have said this from the beginning and for two years, and I am very sorry, I don’t see why I should select Jali and Zwane” External link

citizen Friday, May 27, 2022 8:58:00 AM EAT

Hugo Broos added : “Morocco have a very strong midfield, we also need the strong guys that can fight,” External link

citizen Friday, May 27, 2022 8:58:00 AM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “This is not a guy that has to be in the group for the moment,” External link

citizen Friday, May 27, 2022 8:58:00 AM EAT

Hugo Broos said : "I see what happened (with him) in France. I am very sorry, but this is not a guy who has to be with our group for the moment," External link

news24 Thursday, May 26, 2022 8:13:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : "I have followed Victor again; he is a scorer. But he was scoring nine penalties so if you take that off from his figures, he is not so good anymore for a striker," External link

news24 Thursday, May 26, 2022 8:13:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos told : “It is clear that Morocco are the best team in our group. They were in the Afcon in January, they were eliminated by Egypt and they are a very good team,” External link

theindependent Saturday, April 23, 2022 6:45:00 AM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “There are players we know, there are some other players, one in Holland, for example, a striker, and we saw his last game. So, we need to look after that again and maybe other guys who are playing in Sweden, so we have to also look at their games and then decide if those guys can be with us in June,” External link

theindependent Saturday, April 23, 2022 6:45:00 AM EAT

Hugo Broos told : “It is clear that Morocco are the best team in our group. They were in the Afcon in January, they were eliminated by Egypt and they are a very good team,” External link

newsday Thursday, April 21, 2022 6:59:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos added : “We played Zimbabwe twice in World Cup qualification (Bafana drew 0-0 in Zimbabwe and won 1-0 at home) so we know them very well. They are a tough team, but a team we have to beat. We are better than we were a few months ago, so I think if we can beat them twice it will be very good for us,” “Liberia is a team I don’t know. So it is up to us in the next weeks to look at the games of Liberia. Maybe they are the weakest team in the group, but it is always dangerous to underestimate an opponent” External link

citizen Thursday, April 21, 2022 5:39:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “We knew before the game there was a difference in level between the two teams. But for us, as I said before, the result was not important, it was the experience,” External link

businessday Wednesday, March 30, 2022 8:19:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos told ( about Kylian Mbappe ) : "I was a little bit angry on my colleague that he put Mbappe today and not Friday evening (against Ivory Coast)," External link

news24 Wednesday, March 30, 2022 4:56:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos added : "We tried to play football, and there were some moments we could do it, but again there was a big difference of level, therefore, we couldn’t do what we would like to do" External link

news24 Wednesday, March 30, 2022 4:56:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said ( about Lyle Foster ) : “Lyle Foster … it was very difficult but for me he played a good game,” “Xulu and Sibisi were also good but as a team we do not have enough quality to fight and be the equal of France” External link

citizen Wednesday, March 30, 2022 3:55:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : "We knew before the game there was a difference of level between the two teams," External link

afp-en Wednesday, March 30, 2022 1:43:00 AM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “It is a pity he is available!” External link

citizen Monday, March 28, 2022 10:58:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “I think we had a good performance. I saw a good game‚ I saw a good mentality. The only negative was that we didn’t score‚” External link

businessday Monday, March 28, 2022 8:02:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “They showed me what I wanted to see,” External link

businessday Sunday, March 27, 2022 7:21:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “Those six [World Cup] games we learnt a lot. And it's a pity that in the last game we felt things we hadn’t in the previous games,” External link

businessday Sunday, March 27, 2022 7:21:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “It was a good performance, we asked for that from the players,” External link

citizen Saturday, March 26, 2022 11:50:00 AM EAT

Hugo Broos added : “We had a little problem when you see the tall guys from Guinea, sometimes it was a problem with the aerial duels. At a footballing level I think we had a very good game” External link

citizen Saturday, March 26, 2022 11:50:00 AM EAT

Hugo Broos said : "The purpose of the games will be to give everyone minutes to play. I want to see everyone in those two games because it is very important ahead of the Afcon qualifiers in June," External link

news24 Friday, March 25, 2022 12:01:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos added : "After the World Cup qualifiers, we realised that we needed pace, experience and power. The guys that have been selected have that," "We hope that we can increase our quality and be stronger for the Afcon qualifiers from June. From then, we will hope to be stronger for the next World Cup qualifiers" External link

news24 Friday, March 25, 2022 12:01:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “Hlongwane and Fagrie Lakay had some problems with their visa, they will be here tomorrow morning,” External link

citizen Friday, March 25, 2022 9:28:00 AM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “For me these are important games‚ they are difficult games‚ I asked for difficult games because I’ve been told that in the past it was not usual for SA to play tough friendly games‚” External link

businessday Thursday, March 24, 2022 7:07:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “Tomorrow [Thursday] morning everybody has to be here,” External link

businessday Wednesday, March 23, 2022 8:36:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “Let’s hope after two years we can see supporters in the Stadium. The supporters already made a difference against Zimbabwe,” “It creates an atmosphere, when 20 000 people are shouting for you it gives you motivation and energy, when there is a bad period in the game, when you are supported (it is better). Also for a coach, it gives you motivation” External link

citizen Wednesday, March 23, 2022 6:02:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos added : “It was a bit unlucky because every player had to present at the (French) Embassy, and Monday was a public holiday (in South Africa),” “But it is not really a problem. As I said, I will give a chance to every player to play, so those who will play on Friday (against Guinea) are all here, except for a few)” External link

citizen Wednesday, March 23, 2022 6:02:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said ( about Percy Tau ) : “There has been a bit of a problem with Percy since September,” External link

citizen Wednesday, March 23, 2022 2:09:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said ( about Percy Tau ) : “There has been a bit of a problem with Percy since September,” External link

citizen Tuesday, March 22, 2022 10:20:00 AM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “I was panicked a bit because these two friendly games are very important for me, and for the players,” External link

businessday Tuesday, March 22, 2022 12:25:00 AM EAT

Hugo Broos said ( about Percy Tau ) : “There has been a bit of a problem with Percy since September,” External link

citizen Monday, March 21, 2022 5:56:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “Goodman made the mistake in October, but that doesn’t mean because someone made a mistake that you have to forget about them,” External link

businessday Tuesday, March 15, 2022 9:20:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “I am very happy with the performance of these clubs – Pirates, Sundowns and AmaZulu,” External link

citizen Tuesday, March 15, 2022 3:09:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “This is not the Percy Tau we are used to seeing,” “When he had the injury and didn’t play for Ahly for a few weeks before Christmas I thought it was that. But I saw him playing on Saturday, and this was not Percy Tau. I don’t know what is happening, I will talk to him. He can help us a lot with his talent but we need the best Percy Tau” External link

citizen Tuesday, March 15, 2022 11:30:00 AM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “His mentality was bad and he had to leave Cercle Bruges,” “Then he played in Portugal and it was not what I wanted to see. But I think he started thinking. Now he is at Westerlo, I saw him playing when I was in Belgium and I asked the coach how he is. He said he was very happy with him. His mentality has changed, we all know the talent he has. I will give him a chance now, it is up to him to take it” External link

citizen Tuesday, March 15, 2022 11:30:00 AM EAT

Hugo Broos added ( about Percy Tau ) : “I could understand that he (Tau) is not the type of player for England but in Egypt he has to be a standout player. But he has problems,” External link

citizen Tuesday, March 15, 2022 11:30:00 AM EAT

Hugo Broos said ( about Didier Deschamps ) : “After the World Cup qualifiers ended [last year] we thought about it and what we had to do in the March Fifa date. From the beginning I said: ‘Don’t bring Botswana, I need big teams’,” “There was Ivory Coast and Burkina Faso, and then France came. I think France will play 80% or 90% of their top players, but I’m sure the coach [Didier Deschamps] will also use the match to try some players” External link

businessday Monday, March 14, 2022 6:32:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “Mvala is very aggressive, we missed him a bit against Ghana,” “We also saw some other games where the midfield was a bit light” External link

citizen Monday, March 14, 2022 3:44:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “I have always said that the World Cup qualifiers campaign was the beginning. It was very difficult for me to select players because I didn’t know them, but they did very well. However, there must be new faces because we’re not strong enough,” External link

businessday Thursday, March 3, 2022 5:03:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : "I was happy to see Tau move from Brighton to Al Ahly; he's now playing for a big team that's competing for continental titles," External link

news24 Saturday, December 11, 2021 1:39:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said ( about Daniel Amartey ) : “It was very difficult to see from the bench, it was a corner and I don’t know what happened, suddenly Amartey was on the ground. I don’t know but I saw the players were surprised that the referee gave it,” External link

citizen Tuesday, November 16, 2021 1:34:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos added : “That was the only game we didn’t play at our level, and it is a pity, because if we had, we would have won by two or maybe three goals and would be in the next round,” External link

citizen Tuesday, November 16, 2021 1:34:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “It was a bit confusing about the result tomorrow and who will be in the next round,” External link

citizen Sunday, November 14, 2021 11:34:00 AM EAT

Hugo Broos said : "We'll be making the biggest mistake on Sunday if we're just going to defend. We will concede if that's the case," External link

news24 Saturday, November 13, 2021 3:26:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : "I don't know what we'll feel on Sunday because it's the final game," External link

news24 Saturday, November 13, 2021 3:26:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : "We don't have to count so much. If we do so, we are finished. We are three points ahead," External link

news24 Friday, November 12, 2021 7:11:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : "We'll have to play better than we did in this game and being in the next round has to be the ambition for the players," External link

news24 Friday, November 12, 2021 7:11:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : "I was happy that we won, but I was far from satisfied with the performance," External link

news24 Friday, November 12, 2021 12:46:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : "I could see in the dressing room that there wasn't joy or a party. It was different to what I saw in the game against Ghana and Ethiopia," "They know the performance wasn't good, so they know that on Sunday, they may be more ready to play that game than they were for this game" External link

news24 Friday, November 12, 2021 12:46:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said ( about error ) : “I think the biggest error we can make Sunday is if we defend,” “We will receive goals for sure,” External link

citizen Friday, November 12, 2021 9:36:00 AM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “Most important is how we are going to play. We have to start the game well and not give them confidence,” External link

citizen Thursday, November 11, 2021 1:36:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said ( about Black Stars ) : “When we played them in Zimbabwe they had a coach … now again there is another coach, they have changed a lot!” “We saw their two games against Ghana (Zimbabwe lost home-and-away to the Black Stars in October). It is not such a different style (from when they played us), but it is a question again of how they will play tomorrow. This is a different team than they had before, a different team from the one that played in the first game of the qualifiers. So we will see how they play … but again most important is how we are going to play” External link

citizen Thursday, November 11, 2021 1:36:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : "I'm very sure that the focus will 100 percent be on Zimbabwe and they will go for it until the 90th minute," External link

news24 Wednesday, November 10, 2021 11:14:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : "Their value as players will go up and they'll have opportunities to go to better teams," External link

news24 Wednesday, November 10, 2021 11:14:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : "If we don't win the game tomorrow, especially knowing that Ghana will have won, we will be in some trouble," External link

news24 Wednesday, November 10, 2021 11:14:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “You know, you can say what you want as a coach but if the players don’t take it, it’s no use,” External link

businessday Wednesday, November 10, 2021 8:57:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos says : “I think this is my character. I am not quickly nervous or upset. I re-evaluate things. I know it’s important to beat Zimbabwe but I know that there are other things important than football,” External link

newsday Wednesday, November 10, 2021 11:24:00 AM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “This is my character, I am not quickly upset or nervous,” “I know how important the Zimbabwe game is, but there are other things more important than football. That doesn’t mean I am not ready to go for the game, as a player I was also calm. Some players need to be nervous to perform but I am someone who was not good when I was nervous. Maybe it is an advantage for the team to have a coach who is calm” External link

citizen Tuesday, November 9, 2021 6:12:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos added : “We have it in hand, we are still one point ahead. But it is easier for them to have a good location like Johannesburg,” External link

citizen Monday, November 8, 2021 6:58:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos added : “But Bvuma has been with us a few times. I don’t have complaints about him. He’s a young and quality keeper and works well in training. But I see his coach (at Chiefs) decides differently,” External link

citizen Thursday, November 4, 2021 5:42:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “You have to know I started here with nothing,” External link

citizen Friday, October 22, 2021 11:30:00 AM EAT

Hugo Broos told : “You already have eight good teams there! I hope for 2026 this will change … it is a pity they have waited so long to do that because Africa deserves more teams,” External link

dailypost Thursday, October 21, 2021 10:02:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos told : "I will not comment about the remarks by Mr Mokwena; I'm very surprised by his comments; you don't do that in the media, certainly when it comes to a colleague," External link

news24 Thursday, October 21, 2021 7:46:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “I can say that they have already been punished,” External link

citizen Thursday, October 21, 2021 2:50:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “I’m very disappointed with the comments of Mr Mokwena. You don’t talk about your colleagues like that. He could have picked up the phone and called, instead of saying these things in the media. This is not on,” External link

citizen Wednesday, October 20, 2021 12:01:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said ( about Keagan Dolly ) : “I never said the door is closed for older players, that’s why (Sifiso) Hlanti, (Mosa) Lebusa were in the squad. Dolly is someone we know. Ok he scored in the game I watched. But let’s see, because I’m still happy with the squad,” External link

citizen Wednesday, October 20, 2021 12:01:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “Little by little I am finding the best combination which I will use in the next months and maybe years,” External link

businessday Wednesday, October 13, 2021 8:06:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : "Little by little; I will find the group with which I will work within the coming months, maybe years," External link

news24 Wednesday, October 13, 2021 6:54:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “If the situation is what it is now, and we go to Ghana one point ahead, Ghana will have to win the game, they will have no other solution,” External link

citizen Wednesday, October 13, 2021 11:06:00 AM EAT

Hugo Broos added : “As clean sheet is very important, it means before you start a game you already have a point, and if you score you win the game, like today,” External link

citizen Wednesday, October 13, 2021 11:06:00 AM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “It will be a little strange,” External link

businessday Monday, October 11, 2021 9:27:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : "It's going to be a little bit strange because of the amount of time they haven't played in front of fans," External link

news24 Monday, October 11, 2021 6:51:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “I don’t understand that such an important game [is played on a bumpy pitch]. Ethiopia coming to play on this pitch is also not good for them. They are a team who play football, not kick and rush football. On this field, you can do nothing but kick and rush football, which is very difficult” External link

citizen Monday, October 11, 2021 9:39:00 AM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “I know it was a little disappointing for Tshegofatso but he had difficulties,” External link

businessday Sunday, October 10, 2021 8:30:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “We were a little afraid when the ball was coming back and we needed to control it. We were not confident like we were against Ghana [in the 1-0 home win at FNB Stadium last month],” “I don’t understand that for such an important game Ethiopia are coming to play us here on this pitch. It’s also not good for them because they are a team that plays football. It is not kick and rush football that they play. And on this field, you can do nothing else other than kick and rush because it is very difficult” External link

businessday Sunday, October 10, 2021 8:30:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “I know it is a bit disappointing for Tshegofatso, but he had difficulties, and for us it was better that we changed. I explained why, we trained on it this week, but I don’t really think he understood what we asked and therefore we had to change it,” External link

citizen Sunday, October 10, 2021 2:01:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “It is always a bad thing to just before kick off to have to change a player because he is injured,” “Also for the team because everyone is concentrated (on the match) but when someone was injured I was afraid. (But) I think Kutumela did well, with ten others (in the starting line-up) who fought for each other” External link

citizen Sunday, October 10, 2021 2:01:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “It was a difficult game on a very difficult pitch,” “I said before the game that we don’t need a trophy for the best football playing team, we need the trophy for the team with the most character. We showed that character and mentality even when Ethiopia equalised. We fought for every ball and we won at last, and it is a great win” External link

citizen Saturday, October 9, 2021 9:39:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “I am not disappointed. I am very angry. I don’t understand how a player who [is in line to win] his first cap for the national team of his country doesn’t even come to the camp,” “He didn’t call us. We don’t know why he’s not coming. I can understand that maybe the player doesn’t want to play for Bafana Bafana, but then he should tell me that. I would have to respect that. Everybody is free to decide if he will play or not, but we didn’t hear anything from him” External link

dailymaverick Friday, October 8, 2021 4:50:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “When you want to be first in your group you have to win once away,” External link

dailymaverick Friday, October 8, 2021 4:50:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “Kutumela is still here, we did not withdraw him,” External link

citizen Thursday, October 7, 2021 1:52:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “I think we are ready, we had two good trainings (on Wednesday), especially at a tactical level. When you see how they are in training, you know they are ready,” “Sometimes you have a soft training, things that don’t work out and you are a bit anxious. This wasn’t the case here. This (Wednesday) morning we had training in defensive tactics and this afternoon we did offensive tactics. What we want and asked for on Saturday looks good in training” External link

citizen Thursday, October 7, 2021 1:52:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “Three months ago, when we came and wanted to organise two friendlies, suddenly there was the last league game in the middle of the camp, which is against the rules of Fifa,” External link

citizen Tuesday, October 5, 2021 9:14:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : "Sadly, Goodman has absconded, we have tried reaching him to no avail, and this is extremely disappointing," "We are very happy that Jesse Donn has heeded the call and reported for duty almost immediately" External link

news24 Monday, October 4, 2021 5:14:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “I can only select 23 players, I know that thoseare good, but it is not the right moment to select them,” External link

citizen Thursday, September 30, 2021 3:20:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos added : “Already (Sifiso) Hlanti is there (at left back),” External link

citizen Thursday, September 30, 2021 3:20:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos added : “These are difficult games (against Ethiopia) and I think I also need a bit more experience in the team. You see that with Hlanti,” External link

citizen Thursday, September 30, 2021 3:20:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “You need to have a professional attitude,” External link

citizen Thursday, September 30, 2021 3:20:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “They asked me. I said I will not do that,” External link

dailymaverick Sunday, June 20, 2021 3:10:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “I was getting a lot of information in the last few days, I talked with my assistant (Helman Mkhalele is the new Bafana head coach) and I made a list, I didn’t look at who was captain,” “I just wanted a good list, it is for the first time and we will see. In September (for the start of the 2022 Fifa World Cup qualifiers) there will be other names, I am sure, and maybe the captain will be there again. I also heard he didn’t have a good season, but he is not forgotten” External link

citizen Saturday, May 22, 2021 6:31:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “There is a tournament in Dubai from May 10 to June 12, and I can see the project made (by David Notoane), with the team qualifying for the Olympics. I don’t want to take the players for only one game,” External link

citizen Saturday, May 22, 2021 6:31:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “And we will see in September if South Africa will be ready to beat Ghana but why not?” External link

modernghana Thursday, May 20, 2021 5:17:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “I asked Safa about a second assistant coach,” External link

citizen Friday, May 14, 2021 10:01:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : "We will try to rebuild a successful team. And, you know, when you are rebuilding, there are always moments of weakness. So, it could happen that we won't qualify for the World Cup. It can't be a disappointment if we don't," External link

AfricaNews-English Friday, May 14, 2021 7:04:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “When rebuilding, there are always moments of weakness, so it can happen that we will not qualify for the (2022) World Cup. That said, we will do our utmost to reach Qatar,” External link

modernghana Friday, May 14, 2021 2:22:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos added : “When rebuilding, there are always moments of weakness, so it can happen that we will not qualify for the (2022) World Cup. That said, we will do our utmost to reach Qatar,” External link

zimeye Friday, May 14, 2021 6:06:00 AM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “If there is something that I want from you, it is patience,” External link

newsday Thursday, May 13, 2021 9:04:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said ( about Cedomir Janevski ) : “My Belgian assistant will be Cedomir Janevski — he is not here at the moment, he is still in Cyprus, where he will be in the cup final next week,” “He’s from Macedonia but was staying for 35 years in Belgium, played in Belgium at Club Brugge” External link

dailymaverick Thursday, May 13, 2021 12:47:00 AM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “I made a choice, that is it,” External link

citizen Wednesday, May 12, 2021 10:02:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos insisted : “I am not coming here to have a retirement cheque and go back to my country with no success. I am not like that. I have a CV with plenty of success and I want to win,” External link

citizen Wednesday, May 12, 2021 10:02:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “It will be tough, but if you are coach of a national team it is always tough, because people like results,” External link

citizen Wednesday, May 12, 2021 10:02:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : "When rebuilding, there are always moments of weakness, so it can happen that we will not qualify for the (2022) World Cup. That said, we will do our utmost to reach Qatar," External link

channelnewsasia Wednesday, May 12, 2021 9:56:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : "When rebuilding, there are always moments of weakness, so it can happen that we will not qualify for the (2022) World Cup. That said, we will do our utmost to reach Qatar," External link

afp-en Wednesday, May 12, 2021 9:02:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “My Belgian assistant is not here for the moment because he is still working in Cyprus. He stays with his team as he has a cup final‚” “After that he will be here with the SA assistant to coach those two games in June. We are looking for opponents so we will see which teams we will play” External link

businessday Wednesday, May 12, 2021 7:31:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “I will not do much training because I think the most important thing in training is observing what’s happening. So they will have to work,” External link

businessday Wednesday, May 12, 2021 7:31:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos told : "My Belgian assistant is not here for the moment as he is working in Cyprus and will be competing with his team in the cup final next Sunday," External link

news24 Wednesday, May 12, 2021 6:27:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos explained : “I will be here until May 24,” External link

citizen Wednesday, May 12, 2021 5:53:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said ( about Nations Championship ) : “He knows South African football, South African players, he will help me a lot,” “This is a different country, with a different culture. Next to a Belgian assistant, I need a South African coach. I will also give my experience to him. And something like CHAN (the African Nations Championship) or the Cosafa Cup, or the Mandela Challenge, he will coach that” External link

citizen Wednesday, May 12, 2021 5:53:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “If you have a choice it is a luxury for a coach, a choice between good projects. I made a choice, that is it,” External link

citizen Wednesday, May 12, 2021 5:53:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “In July is the Olympics. They asked me if I will do that and I said ‘no’. I need to have respect for the coach who qualified the Under-23 side for Japan. I will monitor the games and be in contact, but he will be the coach of this team,” External link

citizen Wednesday, May 12, 2021 5:53:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos told : “I like fancy football, that's my philosophy,” External link

the-star Wednesday, May 12, 2021 11:48:00 AM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “This is possible. But you know everything is about results. And if tomorrow there are no results, you can say what you want‚ it’s finished‚” External link

businessday Wednesday, May 12, 2021 5:28:00 AM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “The only thing I have to ask is to have an honest chance,” External link

citizen Tuesday, May 11, 2021 10:12:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos added : “There were better sides than us at Afcon, but we won Afcon, because we were a team, and not just 11 players, 23 players (in the squad),” External link

citizen Tuesday, May 11, 2021 5:28:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said ( about Sao ) : “There were some things that for me were a bit surprising. For example, in the games for Afcon I saw that it was very difficult for the team not to concede a goal. In every game, except against Sao Tome‚ they always conceded. In other games they conceded a goal in the beginning of the game,” External link

dailymaverick Monday, May 10, 2021 12:38:00 AM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “With the information I have received and analysis I made in the last few weeks, I think it’s the moment to build a new team in South Africa‚” External link

dailymaverick Monday, May 10, 2021 12:38:00 AM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “With the information I have received and analysis I made in the last few weeks‚ I think it’s the moment to build a new team in South Africa‚” External link

newsday Friday, May 7, 2021 1:28:00 AM EAT

Hugo Broos told : “With the information I have received and analysis I made in the last few weeks, I think it’s the moment to build a new team in South Africa‚” External link

dailymaverick Thursday, May 6, 2021 2:16:00 AM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “The information that I’ve gathered in the last few weeks and the analysis that I’ve compiled has made me believe that it is now the perfect moment to build a new team in South Africa,” External link

dailyjournal Wednesday, May 5, 2021 10:20:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos told : “I will be there [South Africa] next week to have a few meetings and see what we have to do in the next few months,” External link

dailymaverick Wednesday, May 5, 2021 7:30:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “This is the moment to rebuild a new team in South Africa. I was a little bit surprised when I saw the selections in the last games. There were so many players of 30 and more. I think we have to rebuild a younger team. Take the example of Cameroon: when you work with young players they are hungry and motivated,” “After South Africa didn’t qualify for Afcon, this is the moment to start and rebuild a younger team” External link

mg Wednesday, May 5, 2021 5:41:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos commenté : «Parfois, on a entrevu quelques éclairs de son talent mais une grande partie de celui-ci n’a pas été exprimé» External link

lavenir Tuesday, February 19, 2019 1:39:00 AM EAT

Hugo Broos déclare ( about Tom De Sutter ) : "Tom a travaillé dur ces six dernières semaines et a montré qu'il pouvait encore donner une belle suite à sa carrière" External link

belga-be-fr Thursday, January 10, 2019 4:55:00 AM EAT

Hugo Broos déclare ( about Tom De Sutter ) : «Tom a travaillé dur ces six dernières semaines et a montré qu’il pouvait encore donner une belle suite à sa carrière» External link

lavenir Thursday, January 10, 2019 1:16:00 AM EAT

Hugo Broos told : “I don’t know now what will happen,” External link

cameroononline Friday, December 8, 2017 4:55:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “I can’t explain why players don’t want to come and play for the national team, if the reason is because they don’t play, then, they are not professional,” External link

cameroonpostline Tuesday, November 14, 2017 2:35:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : "Here in this country you don't know the word patience," External link

bbc Saturday, November 4, 2017 6:18:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos added : "And if you want to build a good team you need to have patience, accept that some games you will lose - because otherwise you will never know if that player or that way of playing is good," External link

bbc Saturday, November 4, 2017 6:18:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos explained : "The local championship is not very good because of the nature of the pitches. "How can you detect good and young players on a pitch where the ball is bouncing everywhere? "A lot of work needs to be done in Cameroon to have good pitches and to teach the players," External link

bbc Saturday, November 4, 2017 6:18:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : "If tomorrow those players are here I will be happy, they don't want to come for reasons known to them, and they can best tell you if you contact them," External link

bbc Saturday, November 4, 2017 6:18:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “I can’t explain why players don’t want to come and play for the national team, if the reason is because they don’t play then they are not professional,” External link

cameroononline Saturday, October 7, 2017 6:30:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos explained : “I will tell him what he has to do,” External link

cameroononline Saturday, October 7, 2017 6:30:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos : «Je n’ai pas de secret pour qui que ce soit » External link

cameroun24 Thursday, October 5, 2017 5:23:00 AM EAT

Hugo Broos said : "I can't explain why players don't want to come and play for the national team, if the reason is because they don't play then they are not professional," "If they come to the national team wanting a guarantee that they are going to play then they should stay home because it is not like that. "I have 23 players and there are always 11 on the field and 12 on the bench, if he is on the bench to fight for a place this is basic for a player and not to get angry" External link

bbc Monday, October 2, 2017 5:53:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos explained : "I will tell him what he has to do," External link

bbc Monday, October 2, 2017 5:53:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “We are an ambitious team and we had two goals early this year: to win the Africa Cup of Nations and qualify for the World Cup,” External link

dailypost Tuesday, September 5, 2017 6:15:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : "I want to stay with Cameroon," External link

bbc Monday, September 4, 2017 3:03:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : "We are conscious that on Friday we had a very bad game," External link

bbc Sunday, September 3, 2017 8:55:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos told : “There is no pressure any more on Monday – Nigeria have nine points, we have two points,” External link

ngrguardiannews Sunday, September 3, 2017 7:40:00 AM EAT

Hugo Broos said : "There is no pressure anymore on Monday, Nigeria have nine points, we have two points," External link

bbc Saturday, September 2, 2017 3:36:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos : «nous avons fait ce qu’on pouvait faire » External link

cameroun24 Saturday, September 2, 2017 1:38:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “Your team made us feel inferior. They were good at one on one situations and restricted us to just one chance all through the game. The better side actually won, no doubt about it,” External link

onlinenigeria Saturday, September 2, 2017 12:50:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “I know how it is when a coach loses his key players to injury, especially when there are crucial matches,” External link

ngrguardiannews Friday, September 1, 2017 6:56:00 AM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “Everybody knows that tomorrow’s result and that of Monday are very important, I’m not afraid,” External link

onlinenigeria Friday, September 1, 2017 1:30:00 AM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “We know Nigeria has pace in attack, we have to nullify that threat and hopefully it will work out well for us. It won’t be easy but we are not scared of Nigeria,” External link

dailypost Thursday, August 31, 2017 9:46:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos told : “I had an interview with André; he said that he no longer wants to be selected with the national team. He wants to concentrate on his club,” External link

dailypost Tuesday, August 29, 2017 10:38:00 AM EAT

Hugo Broos stated : “There was only one contact with a manager. He said the South African team’s coaching place was free. He asked me if I was interested, but not directly. He asked if he could introduce me. I said, well, go ahead, there is no problem, but there is only that. I do not intend to leave Cameroon,” External link

cameroonpostline Thursday, March 9, 2017 1:30:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos noted : “Even if the South African offer is interesting, I will still remain Cameroon’s coach. But there is not even an offer. There was no offer, but there is interest. This is quite normal since we won the AFCON 2017. So, it is quite normal, it seems to me, that other countries or clubs think of me,” External link

cameroonpostline Thursday, March 9, 2017 1:30:00 PM EAT

Hugo Broos said : “There will be a lot of big teams during that competition and I want to do a nice tournament with Cameroon. And then there is especially the qualification for the World Cup to unhook. It is not because I won AFCON 2017 that, at one stroke, I will start to go left and right to leave Cameroon. I am free to listen to proposals, but there are none. There are rumours. But between rumours and becoming a coach of South Africa, there is a very big difference,” External link

cameroonpostline Thursday, March 9, 2017 1:30:00 PM EAT



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técnico belga0.33%PT02/14/201714/02/2017
manager5.02%EN02/06/201706/02/2017
treinador dos camarões0.22%PT02/06/201706/02/2017
entraîneur belge1.74%FR02/05/201705/02/2017
ancien entraîneur0.65%FR02/05/201705/02/2017
under coach0.44%EN02/04/201704/02/2017
footballeur0.11%FR02/03/201703/02/2017
ancien footballeur0.11%FR02/03/201703/02/2017
entraîneur du cameroun0.44%FR01/28/201728/01/2017
vedette0.11%FR01/27/201727/01/2017
national team coach0.55%EN01/15/201715/01/2017
defender0.44%EN01/01/201701/01/2017
new coach0.22%EN12/21/201621/12/2016
national manager0.11%EN12/20/201620/12/2016
capitaine0.22%FR11/05/201605/11/2016
homologue algérien0.33%FR10/10/201610/10/2016
chef0.33%FR10/02/201602/10/2016
gardien0.33%FR09/30/201630/09/2016
Names Lang Count
Hugo BroosFR66.10%
Hugo BroosEN22.52%
Hugo BrossFR5.64%
Hugo BroosEU1.50%
Hugo BroosFI1.50%
Hugo BroosNL1.50%
Hugo BrossTR0.40%
Hugo BroosPT0.35%
Hugo BrossEN0.30%
Hügo BroosTR0.10%
Hugo BroosSA0.05%
Hugo BroosCA0.05%


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Lyle Foster said ( about Hugo Broos ) : “When I spoke to coach Hugo (Broos) for the first time, it struck me that he watches the games and follows the league (in Belgium),” External link

citizen Friday, March 25, 2022 4:29:00 PM EAT

Cedomir Janevski said ( about Hugo Broos ) : “We are in contact [with Broos] daily. Even a half an hour ago also we spoke on the phone‚” “He also a few weeks ago made a list [of 19 players] to be sure in case of injuries or Covid” External link

businessday Tuesday, June 8, 2021 7:11:00 PM EAT

Cedomir Janevski added ( about Hugo Broos ) : “He (Broos) made a few weeks a go a list of more than just 19 players, in case, like now we have injuries or Covid problems. The coach knows everything,” External link

citizen Tuesday, June 8, 2021 6:10:00 PM EAT

Austin Eguavoen said ( about Hugo Broos ) : “Cameroon will come out to play because I know their coach, Hugo Broos back in my playing days in Belgium. He too knows most of us including late Keshi, Oliseh among others. He once handled Club Brugge, where Amokachi once played for. Hugo likes attacking football and we all saw it during the Africa Cup of Nations and the FIFA Confederations Cup,” External link

vanguardngr Tuesday, August 22, 2017 7:28:00 AM EAT

Roger Milla conclu ( about Hugo Broos ) : "Nous voulons retrouver notre rang. S'il n'y a pas de résultat, il (ndr: Hugo Broos) va partir. C'est à lui de faire des efforts pour que le Cameroun puisse être rayonnant" External link

cameroun24 Wednesday, January 18, 2017 5:15:00 PM EAT

Georges Leekens indiqué ( about Hugo Broos ) : "Je suis fier d'être une deuxième fois à la tête de la sélection algérienne. Nous avons une belle équipe, nous allons tout faire pour nous qualifier à la Coupe du Monde 2018 en Russie, et réussir un joli parcours à la Coupe d'Afrique 2017 au Gabon (... ) J'ai eu une offre du Cameroun - avant que ce pays n'opte pour Hugo Broos -, de Roumanie et du Qatar. J'ai repoussé toutes ces propositions parce que j'étais sous contrat avec Lokeren (Div.1 belge)" External link

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