The 2 nations will conflict on Sunday in a primary leg encounter earlier than a return tie on February 1
Tanzania and Uganda have exuded confidence forward of their Fifa U-20 World Cup showdown in Dar es Salaam on Sunday.
The 2 nations will conflict in the course of the first leg encounter and each side hope to choose up wins earlier than the second leg which can be held on the StarTimes Stadium in Lugogo on February 1.
Tanzania star Clement Opa has said why they’re going to combat for a win for the nation.
“We consider within the high quality of the workforce and particular person gamers. The spirit within the camp is excessive and we consider now we have what it takes to provide pleasure to Tanzanians. We aren’t going to allow them to down as a result of we’ll combat for good outcomes,” Opa instructed Every day Information.
On her half, Ugandan coach Oliver Mbekeka pressured the necessity to win the match earlier than the Kampala showdown subsequent month.
“We’re set and really prepared for the sport. Our goal isn’t solely to win the sport however to do it with lots of targets as a result of it is a two-legged competitors and so we have to rating as many targets as doable that could be useful going into the second leg,” Mbekeka mentioned.
In an earlier interview with Every day Monitor, Mbekeka had defined they weren’t solely relying on strikers Juliet Nalukenge and Fauzia Najjemba in the course of the tie in opposition to Tanzania. Nalukenge and Najjemba had been key when Uganda downed Ethiopia in a U17 World Cup qualifier earlier within the week.
“I feel they [Nalukenge and Najjemba] are essential gamers however we aren’t solely reliant on them. We count on them to provide however we even have fairly numerous choices in case issues usually are not going their means,” the coach mentioned.
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“For the variety of video games these two have performed, we all know fatigue can set in however we’re working nicely with them on restoration.”
On Friday, Mbekeka named a full squad that may entertain the Tanzanian facet after virtually every week of residential tenting at Fufa Coaching Centre in Njeru.