Mokoena scored the opener on the stroke of halftime before Mothobi Mvala and Evidence Makgopa got in the subsequent half to seal the success for Bafana.
The 24-year-old currently needs to score more and help Bafana dominate more matches later on. "Collectively, we examined Ethiopia and we knew where their most fragile connections were and when I moved forward for that free-kick, I knew what I was doing and the ball went in," Mokoena told Safa media yesterday.
"I have been sitting tight for that second and I've without exception needed to score for the public group and when that objective went in, I resembled: at last, I made it. Presently I'm ravenous for additional."
With Bafana sitting on top of Group G with seven focuses from three matches, the SuperSport United midfielder feels they are the players who will take the public group to Qatar one year from now. "As far as I might be concerned, each time I get a call-up, it is consistently an honor and advantage to address my nation and I'm extremely respected to be here," he said.
"It is the proudest snapshot of my life to address the country, particularly when I went to the Olympics, Afcon with the under-23s, World Cup under-20... presently I'm with Bafana. We've been talking about vision 2022 beginning around 2015 and I'm there now. We are the gathering that will take the group to the World Cup."
Mokoena additionally encouraged his partners to show a similar battling soul during their triumph in Ethiopia on Saturday when they have them tomorrow at 6pm.
"We are extremely certain going into the upcoming game. It will be a hard match. They are a decent side and we should take the game to them and battle until the end."
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