Bafana Bafana

Yeye not taking Congo lightly

2014-10-14 13:12
Reneilwe Letsholonyane (Supplied)
Reneilwe Letsholonyane (Supplied)
Cape Town - While confident that Bafana Bafana can do the double over Congo, midfielder Reneilwe Letsholonyane has warned against complacency.

The South Africans head into Wednesday's Africa Cup of Nations Group A qualifier against Congo on a high, having beaten the Red Devils 2-0 in Pointe-Noire on Saturday.

As a result, there is a great sense of self-belief in Shakes Mashaba's squad, with the players feeling that the team have what it takes to beat the best.

However, while this may be the case, Letsholonyane knows that they cannot underestimate their opponents.

"Without taking away anything from them because they are a good side, I believe we can pull a double on them," commented the experienced campaigner. "I believe we can get maximum results."

"From what I saw, if we undermine them they will shock us. But also, I believe in our players, I believe in the team spirit that is prevailing, I believe in the technical team and I think we have what it takes to do well if we work harder than in the previous encounter."

The Kaizer Chiefs ace notched up his 50th cap for his country during the weekend's encounter and stands as the most-capped member of the current squad.

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