Foster's sentiments were well supported by Bafana coach Hugo Broos as he said players need to be more ambitious.
“If you are a player or a coach, the only thing you want to achieve is the highest level. I had the opportunity as a player to play in a World Cup and I had the opportunity as a coach to win the Afcon. You do it for those things,” said Broos, who won the Afcon with Cameroon in 2017.
“Once you have the experience to play for such things, win such things then you know why you are a player and why you are a coach.
“You want to have the highest thing to win and if you don’t have these ambitions you have to stop and play with friends every week and have a drink after the game and have fun,” he said.
“This is serious, this is a job. Whatever job you do you have to do it to the highest level. Also for players and coaches, if you don’t have that ambition, stop because there is no use to go on because you don’t know what you are missing.
“Like now, we are going to play against the world champions. It’s not everyone who is getting that chance.”
Bafana’s game against Guinea in Kortrijk, Belgium will kickoff at 7pm (SA time).