Gcaba: The strong leading the way

Telkom Knockout

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The clubs will contest a Telkom Knockout semi-final at Orlando Stadium, with Bucs soldiering under the burden of burying their captain and goalkeeper Senzo Meyiwa barely a week ago following his fatal shooting.

“Some of the guys are taking it okay, some of the guys are still adjusting to [the loss of Meyiwa],” Gcaba said.

“Those who are okay, we are strong and we push on. And for those who are a bit weak, we are just there for them, talk every day and try to motivate each other.”

Despite the difficult situation, the ex-Free State Stars defender said everyone is trying hard to focus on the upcoming contest.

“As far as training goes, it’s been back to normal because obviously we have to focus on SuperSport.

“So we’re just pushing for the guys to be okay for the weekend’s game.”

Meyiwa was yesterday nominated for the 2014 Africa-based African Player of the Year award, along with Kaizer Chiefs striker Bernard Parker and AmaZulu hitman Bongani Ndulula.