Cape Town - Mamelodi Sundowns defender Motjeka Madisha plans to up his efforts even further in order to remain in the Bafana Bafana picture.
The 22-year-old only made his top-flight debut for Sundowns last
season, but has quickly become an important cog in the Brazilians'
And his outstanding form for the Tshwane club was rewarded last week
when he was drafted into the Bafana Bafana squad after Erick Mathoho was
suspended and Thulani Hlatshwayo was sidelined with injury.
Madisha did not get any game-time as South Africa beat Burkina Faso
3-1 in Johannesburg to keep their World Cup qualification hopes alive,
but says the experience was still invaluable to him.
"Not playing did not discourage me, but it motivated me. I just have
to keep working harder than I've been doing so that I could get another
chance," the central defender told the Sowetan.
"I learned many things in the camp because I was with a lot of
experienced players. I relished the experience to grasp knowledge from
both coaches and my team-mates.
"For me this is the beginning of good things, but at this stage I am
dreaming about helping Sundowns win all the trophies on offer and
contribute to Bafana as well."