WATCH | Ex-Bafana midfielder Maimane Phiri talks Kaizer Chiefs' struggles and road carnage

Mahlatse Mphahlele Sports reporter
Former Bafana Bafana player Maimane Alfred Phiri during the Maimane Alfred Phiri Games in Alexander on June 26, 2016 in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Former Bafana Bafana player Maimane Alfred Phiri during the Maimane Alfred Phiri Games in Alexander on June 26, 2016 in Johannesburg, South Africa.
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Former Bafana Bafana, Moroka Swallows, SuperSport United and Ajax Cape Town midfielder Maimane “Ngubo” Phiri welcomed SowetanLive to his home for a wide ranging interview which focused on all things football.

Phiri, who is the founder of the popular Maimane Alfred Phiri (MAP) games in Alexandra, was part of the Bafana Bafana squad that went to South Africa’s first Fifa World Cup in France.

Considered one of the country’s finest exports having spent about seven seasons in Turkey playing for Genclerbirligi, Vanspor and Samsunspor, he shares what it takes to survive in a foreign country.

He also gives his views on Kaizer Chiefs’s early season struggles under his former coach Gavin Hunt and Pitso Mosimane’s move to Egypt with Al Ahly. Watch the full interview below:

Phiri talks about road accidents, Kaizer Chief's struggles, #PitsoMosimane, state of #BafanaBafana & how to survive overseas.

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