Herve Renard (Coach) of Morocco greets South African bench at some level of the African Cup of Nations. (Represent by Ahmed Hasan/Gallo Images)
Herve Renard has no longer applied for the vacant Bafana Bafana job, constant with famed sport broadcaster Robert Marawa.
“I impart it, I never applied, I am under contract and intensely cushy in Saudi Arabia. Right here’s disrespectful to the Saudi neighborhood,” Renard reportedly talked about constant with Marawa, who shared the quote by his official Twitter story.
The 52-yr-ancient Frenchman is the most fresh head coach of Saudi Arabia men’s nationwide team and has been since 2019 after beforehand mentoring Zambia, Angola, Ivory Hover and Morocco.
He has obtained the 2012 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) with Zambia and three years later claimed a 2d winners medal with Ivory Hover in 2015.
It has been broadly reported that Renard is one of 5 coaches in the running for the Bafana Bafana job along aspect Benni McCarthy, Pitso Mosimane, Hugo Broos (Belgium) and Carlos Queiroz (Portugal).
With Renard now reportedly denying that he’ll absorb the put up, the South African Football Affiliation’s (SAFA) job contenders looks to be all of the vogue down to factual four candidates.
SAFA has already confirmed that an announcement for the original Bafana Bafana coach will reach on Saturday, 24 April in Johannesburg.
The main soccer body in the nation sacked Molefi Ntseki final month after he failed to recordsdata the nationwide aspect to the 2021 Afcon to be held in Cameroon.
Since then, the affiliation has held diversified board conferences to lumber the direction of of asserting the next coach – Bafana Bafana’s 15th mentor in the final decade.
SAFA are yet to substantiate the time of Saturday’s announcement.