2020 CHAN: Group D teams face the press in pre-match conferences
Monday, January 18, 2021 kicked off with four pre-match conferences at the Limbe Omnisports Sport in Ngeme hosting group D games pitting, Zambia, Tanzania, Guinea and Namibia.
Facing the press one after the other, the head coaches in the company of their captains assured the local and foreign press men and women of their preparedness for the first group games.
First to share his team experiences was Milutin Sredjovic of Tanzania who spoke with a lot of confidence throughout the presser
“We are in a competition with sixteen teams and we are ready for any of them. Tanzania is rising in football but the Chipolopolos of Zambia are up to the task”, Milutin Sredojevic of Zambia
The Serbian football manager who served sometime with the Uganda Cranes was in the company of Adrian Chama, Captain of the squad to face-off Tanzania.
On his heels came Etienne Ndayiragije, Head Coach of the “Taifra Stars” of Tanzania with his captain, John Raphael Bocco.
“Tanzanian football is growing from one generation to the other, our target in Cameroon is to take every game as a final. We are not against any pressure from out opponent” says Head Coach of Tanzania, Etienne Ndayiragije
The seemingly young football tactician is confident with the camp, his players and the general atmosphere in his team.
Coach Bangoura Mohamed Konfany of Guinea banks his fortunes ahead of the match this Tuesday, January 19, 2021 in his squad that proved reliable during the pre-CHAN matches with Morocco and Togo.
The football tactician who heads the Guinean team for the CHAN in their third participation says they are ready to throw weights with the Brave Warriors of Namibia in their first 2020 CHAN match.
The last presser ahead of the first group D matches was concluded by the Brave Warriors of Namibia.
The Head Coach Bobby Samara whose team was plagued with ten cases of #COVID19 and one technical staff looked soo ready and anxious for match pitting.
Even though local football has been off the pitches in Namibia for some eighteen months, Namibia qualified for the football tournament admit every hurdle.
Captain Dynamo Federick of Namibia expressed his satisfaction with his teammates while promising a win in their first outing.
The various teams train later in the day at the various training grounds; the Centenary Stadium, Middle Farms and the Molyko Stadium.
Just as a remainder, Zambia versus Tanzania (5pm local time), Guinea versus Namibia (8 pm) this Tuesday, January 19, 2021.
Benly Anchunda, 2020 CHAN in Limbe