Johannesburg - Orlando Pirates goalkeeper Senzo Meyiwa has been added to the Bafana Bafana squad that will face Brazil on Wednesday.According to the Football411.com website, the 26-year-old replaces injured captain Itumeleng Khune who
sprained his ankle in the warm-up prior to Kaizer Chiefs' CAF Champions
League first-leg clash with Liga Muculmana de Maputo on Saturday.
Meyiwa's selection marks an incredible turnaround which has seen
the 26-year-old go from the Buccaneers bench to being part of the
"This is a big moment for me. I did not expect the call. I went
through some tough moments in the past few weeks but I have bounced back
stronger," Meyiwa told Pirates' official website.
"I managed to keep two clean sheets in two high profile matches,
so, I think that influenced the coaches' decision to call me for this
match against Brazil.
"I can only grow from here on... I now have a chance to be in
goals against the best players in the World; so, it is up to me to graft
hard in the next days and hope that i get chosen to be in the staring
eleven; I thank the (National team) coaches for the opportunity."