The 32-year-old started all three Group D matches, but despite plenty of endeavour as a lone front man against Angola and Senegal, failed to find the back of the net.
"We did well, playing good football and created lots of chances. We could not finish some of them but that’s football for you," he says. "Of course I’m very disappointed to not have scored a single goal, but I believe this team can win things in the future.”
Zuma is keen to continue playing for the national side, though he admits the 2009 Confederations Cup and 2010 World Cup may be too far off for him.
"This team needs to be kept together. I do think this was my last tournament, but I will continue availing myself for selection, taking each game as it comes," he says.
The Arminia Bielefeld striker has played 64 matches for his country, scoring 13 goals in the process.