Cape Town - SuperSport United midfielder Teboho
Mokoena says he will do his utmost to impress with South Africa's U23s
as they take on Angola in an U23 AFCON qualifier.
Mokoena is a full Bafana Bafana international however he was
overlooked for the nation's upcoming Group E Africa Cup of Nations
qualifier against Libya on Sunday.
Bafana require a point to advance to the tournament in Egypt whereas
the Mediterranean Knights need all three points to qualify at South
Nonetheless, the exciting 22-year-old talent says he is not
disappointed to be left out and will instead channel his efforts for the
cause of Amaglug-glug.
The clash against the Angolans is set to take place on Sunday and is a qualifier for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo.
He said: "No, it does not bother me because it's the national team.
It does not bother me, so what I have to do now is work hard and try to
see myself being back in the national team [Bafana Bafana].
"Now I have to focus on the U23s and focus on trying to qualify for
the Olympics. I feel I will be able to contribute. I will tell the guys
what to expect and what not to expect. But what's important is the teamwork."