Meyiwa happy with a point


South Africa extended their lead at top of Group A following the goalless Africa Cup of Nations qualifying draw in Polokwane, though a victory would have booked their place in Morocco 2015.

Meyiwa admits that the Congolese did their homework, but admits that they extreme weather didn’t help.

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“We wanted three points, but it’s football,” the Orlando Pirates number one said after the game.

“They went back to the drawing board and checked out our weak points from the previous game, so obviously they were well prepared. But for us to get a point and not concede, it’s a great thing.”

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Meyiwa: “It’s difficult to play in rainy weather, especially as a keeper – the gloves, the water … it’s not easy to catch the ball. But today they come to attack me so often. I think we defended very well.”