Cape Town - South
Africa striker Bernard Parker hopes the team can develop a much more ruthless
approach as they prepare to take on Ghana in their must-win Group C.
Read: Shakes targets three goals
Bafana Bafana opened the scoring in both their opening two
2015 Africa Cup of Nations encounter, but on each occasion allowed the opposition
back in, going down 3-1 against Algeria before playing out a 1-1 draw against
That means Shakes Mashaba's men head into this week's final
round of group matches needing victory to stand a chance of progressing to the
quarter-finals, and the Kaizer Chiefs striker knows they need to be much more
clinical in the final third if they are to achieve that target.
"The coach [Mashaba] has asked us many times: when are
you going to shoot," Parker said.
"It is just up to us, the players, to choose our
He continued: "We're good in combining, we're good at
clicking well in the final third but we don't get the final pass or take the
"I don't think maybe we're aggressive enough in terms
of taking responsibility in the final third."
Kick-off is at 20:00 (SA time).