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Gould raring to go for Bafana

2013-03-22 13:44
Morgan Gould (Gallo)
Kaizer Chiefs defender Morgan Gould believes South Africa can ill-afford to underestimate the Central African Republic on Saturday in Cape Town.

Acording to the website, Bafana host the Central Africans at the Cape Town Stadium for their crucial World Cup qualifying clash.

Gordon Igesund's men are third in Group A with two points with CAR in second with three. Ethiopia lead the group with four, while Botswana bring up the rear with a solitary point.

A win will see South Africa move to second place or even to first if Ethiopia lose to Botswana, while a draw will not augur well for qualification to the footballing showpiece in Brazil next year.

"In international football there are no push overs and we expect Central African Republic to come with all guns blazing," Gould told Chiefs' official website.

"They are a physical side and we will need to stick to what we do best and our game plan."

The weekend's encounter in the Cape will mark Gould's return to the national side after six months on the sidelines with a ruptured Achilles tendon.

Having subsequently missed out on the Africa Cup of Nations tournament on home a few months back, the 29-year-old returned just after the tournament for Chiefs and now two months later is part of Igesund's squad.

Gould added: "It feels good to be back in the national team. Once more I am grateful for the support from everyone.

"It is an honour to do service for the country and this is something none of my teammates take lightly.

"I am looking forward to work with Coach Gordon Igesund. I followed the team since he took over and there has been positives and one is looking forward to make a contribution."

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