Sporting activities News of Monday, 24 June 2019
Welcome to our constant protection of the 2019 AFCON event in Egypt. This night Tunisia choose on Angola in their opener at Suez Stadium
The Carthage Eagles would like to remember the recollections of 2004 when they had their initially and only AFCON title at residence.
Regardless of achieving the ultimate a few periods, Tunisia has only 1 trophy in their cupboard right after finishing as getting rid of finalists in 1965 and 1996. Led by AFCON expert Alain Giresse, the Tunisians are hoping the Frenchman could do his magic this time round.
With a mix amongst community and abroad primarily based gamers, Whabi Kharzi’s teammates would have the challenging mission of satisfying Tunisian loving supporters who poured in Suez. They could even have the support of Egyptians who know properly midfielder Ferjani Sassi who plies his trade with Cairo giants Zamalek.
Meanwhile, Angola are looking for a constructive get started to their campaign as they are aiming to go previous the team phase for the 3rd time in their background. The Palancas Negras only attained the quarter finals in 2008 and 2010, and skipped last version in Gabon.
Angola’s Serbian coach Srdjan Vasiljevic will have Lazio defender Bastos, Sporting Lisbon forward Bruno Gaspar and Al Ahly winger Geraldo to rely on.
What they reported
Alain Giresse (Coach, Tunisia)
We are anxiously waiting our initial game. We are silent and centered to get a optimistic commence. Our players are experienced and we have to make use of that. Participating in in final year’s FIFA Entire world Cup gives us a lot more confidence to reach our concentrate on. (Youssef) M’sakni is a good participant and we are content to have him back again.
Srdjan Vasiljevic (Mentor, Angola)
After missing the last two AFCON editions we have to make the variation this time. Tunisia is a extremely very good staff but we will do our very best to qualify from this group. We have to continue to be balanced in defense and assault and try to preserve the sport in our favor.
Earlier AFCON encounters
31.01.2008 Tamale Tunisia – Angola
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