Scotland defender Christophe Berra says the team must move on from their World Cup disappointment.
George Burley's side lost 2-0 in a friendly match against Japan on Saturday, after missing out on a play-off spot in September thanks to a defeat at the hands of Holland.
But Berra, who scored an own goal in the game against the Japanese, says the team needs to rebuild and come back stronger for the next qualification campaign.
"We want to qualify for every tournament we play in and it was a huge disappointment not to qualify for South Africa," he said.
"But we have to put that behind us now and look forward to the qualifiers for the European Championships and push on from there.
"So now we will go back to our club sides and then get ready for the friendly game against Wales, which I think we're all looking forward to."
There was little the 24-year-old Wolves defender could do about the own goal he conceded against Japan, such was the quality of the cross sent into the penalty area by Yuichi Komano.
A late strike from Keisuke Honda sealed the win for the home side in Yokohama, who have already qualified for the World Cup next year.