“What do you call this kind of three-team training? Is there a special name for it?”The young bearded journalist shouted to a nearby Dutch writer as the Netherlands national team trained just metres away at Wits University in Johannesburg.
“Where are you from? Brazil? We’re not telling you anything! There is no name for this,” was the reply from the European scribe with a wink.
He was actually being honest. There was no special name for the training being conducted by Bert van Marwijk on a warm Wednesday lunchtime in front of hundreds of enthusiastic onlookers, many armed with vuvezelas.