Cape Verde’s two-goal hero Garry Rodrigues helped his side register a 2-1 win over South Africa in the return leg of the World Cup qualifier on Tuesday night.
“I try every training and I train hard for this and today it was my luck‚” Rodrigues told TimesLive.
Rodrigues opened the scoring with a set piece strike from outside the penalty box, while the second goal game from open play after Bafana Bafana defenders failed to close him down.
“It was a good day for me and for our team. It was perfect.
“It is the dream of every footballer to go to the World Cup‚” said the Galatasaray man.
“I’m a football player like everyone here and if you believe‚ if you work hard like we worked hard in these two games … because it is not only about quality or how big the country is.
“Our dream continues and in two months we’ll see. If we work hard and if we believe … it’s like that.”