“What more can we ask for.
“I am just in awe of the programme we have in front of us.
“What we are looking at are confirmed seven world-class preparation matches against top-class opposition.
“This is exactly in line with how things will be like at the World Cup. And also‚ depending on how we fare at the Cyprus Cup‚ we may just add another match.
“USA‚ Netherlands and Sweden are in the top ten in terms of world rankings‚ then you have Korea DPR which will give us a taste of what to expect in France when we face China PR.
“The others will give an indication of what Spain and Germany have to offer at the World Cup.
“This is just what the doctor ordered in terms of good preparation‚ which needs to be followed by perfect execution at the tournament.
“I am looking forward to the new year with great anticipation and full of hope.”