South Africa find themselves in Group A, which
also includes Nigeria and Congo, and will be looking to their qualifying campaign off to the perfect start against the Falcons of Jediane this weekend.
And, while Bafana are rank outsiders to.progress to the tournament proper, Meyiwa is.
hoping that, just like with his Orlando Pirates team in the CAF Champions League last term,they can surprise more than a few critics and make a deep run on the continental stage.
“When Pirates were grouped with Al Ahly (in the Champions League group stages) people wrote us off, but we went all the way to the.final. So I asked the coach if I could share the experience I had,” Meyiwa said ahead of.Friday’s tie.
“The experience that talk will always be there, but for us, what do we want as players? We want to make our name and make our country.proud.”