"It becomes demoralising, but again he may as well make the most of his time where he is in Belgium. I don't think he deserves that (to play in Belgium) and he deserves to play where he put his signature when he went to Europe, which is at Brighton.
"But with the work permit, you can't go around it and we have to adhere to the rules in place. I feel bad for him, but he's doing his best where he is.
"I hope he does in the end get an opportunity to play in the English Premiership," he said.
Radebe emphasised that the country should exercise patience and it's difficult to disagree with him, because after all, he had a successful long career with England's Leeds United during their days in the premiership from 1994-2005 and yet, things were not rosy for him at the beginning.
"I think he deserves better, but possibly it's an opportunity for him to gain some knowledge over there.
"It's not only about playing, but also adapting to the environment," Radebe added.