Bafana Bafana attacking midfielder Mpho Makola said playing at Orlando Pirates home ground made things much easier for him
to produce a top notch performance, which earnedhim a
man of the match accolade, against Senegal.
Makola was on target on his debut as South Africa redeemed themselves with a 1-0
triumph over the Lions of Taranga in the Nelson Mandela challenge clash at the
Orlando stadium on Tuesday.
midfielder produced a stellar display on his debut but he has cited that the
bottom line is that South Africans bounced back after their disappointing 3-1
loss to Mauritania, in the AFCON 2017 qualifier, on
Saturday, September 5.
am very happy excited, I’m happy with the goal and with the way I performed," said Makola.
bottom line is that we have managed to win tonight [Tuesday].
“So I think
it’s because we played so well collectively.
familiar with the pitch here [Orlando Stadium], that’s very obvious.
“It made my
game much easier; playing here played a huge role in my game.
wanted to redeem ourselves after a disappointing loss to Mauritania on the