"And people maybe always will have opinions. And they don't always have to be well-founded. Never let the truth get in the way of a good moan.
"I don't expect it to be a decision that is attacked by the people who understand football.
"But does that mean it won't be attacked by certain people - well‚ it may do.
"But I'll be massively disappointed and surprised if people don't see it for what it actually is. It's the best decision in a very difficult situation."
Arendse‚ Bafana's goalkeeper coach‚ pulled out of the camp a few days ago due to family commitments.