Bafana Bafana

Mokotjo wants to keep momentum

2015-11-12 09:01
Kamohelo Mokotjo (SAFA website)

Cape Town - Bafana Bafana midfielder Kamohelo Mokotjo is eager for South Africa to build on the momentum from their Central American tour.

Shakes Mashaba’s charges enjoyed a successful tour last month over coming Costa Rica 1-0 courtesy of an Andile Jali strike while being held by Honduras 1-1.

As Bafana Bafana prepare for their all important Round 2 FIFA World Cup qualifier against Angola, Mokotjo admits that the 25-man squad is ready for whatever Angola throws at them

"It’s a very important match for Bafana Bafana because it a World Cup qualifier - and that for footballers is a very big deal as we get to play in the World Cup if we do qualify so it is very important and we have to do it together," said the FC Twente midfielder as quoted by SAFA.

"Getting the result will be very key and if we get the lead in this game we need to frustrate them by keeping the ball.

"But most importantly it is about the result so we can make it easier for ourselves when we get back home.

"The coach knows what he wants from the players and we also know what to do so it is now time to show it, and I think we are ready,” said Mokotjo.

"We want to carry on with the momentum from the Americas, but this is a different game, different continent, conditions are different, its very hot here, but we have to deal with the situation just for a few days but for a good cause as we need the results.

"I think the boys are refreshed from the club and that’s good for the national team."

Kick-off is on Friday, November 13 at 16:30 (SA time).

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