Parreira new coach South African
Soccer team Bafana Bafana for FIFA
2010 World Cup
sealed. It is official. Carlos
Parreira will coach Bafana Bafana, the
South African National Soccer Team.
Carlos Alberto Parreira
starts on 1 January 2007 as the new
coach of the South African Soccer team
Bafana Bafana in the years leading up to
the FIFA 2010 Soccer World Cup in South
Parreira, the 64 year
old Rio de Janeiro born Brasilian,
coached Brasil to their FIFA World Cup
in 1994. He also coached the Brasil
national team in 2006, Kuwait in 1982,
United Arab Emirates in 1990 and Saudi
Arabia in 1998.
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his task of coaching the soccer team of
South Africa, Bafana Bafana.
The South African soccer team
plummeted down the FIFA world
ranking due to bad performances in the
last years, and is currently ranked 72
(July 2006) in the world. In July 2000,
the South African soccer team ranked
23rd in the world.