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State Stars striker Moeketsi Sekola is not at all perturbed by his exclusion
from the national squad ahead of the friendlies against Nigeria and Swaziland.
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Sekola, who is still the joint leading-scorer this season,
did catch the attention of South Africa coach Shakes Mashaba last year.
However, he has since fallen out of favour with the national
selectors but remains optimistic about his chances of making an impression in
the foreseeable future.
“To me I was not that surprised but I don't know the plan
for the coach and maybe he knows why he left me out but that won't distract
me," Sekola told KickOff on
“I'm going to keep working hard and I know my chance will
“What is left for me to do as I said initially, is to keep
working hard regardless of whatever the coach chooses to do, because he said he
will give others the chance to show what they have got.”
Bafana Bafana are set to play two international friendly
On March 25 South Africa will play Swaziland (kick-off is at
19:00) before hosting Nigeria at the Mbombela Stadium on Sunday, March 29
(kick-off is at 15:00).