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 select up wins earlier than the second leg which will likely be held on the StarTimes Stadium in Lugogo on February 1.
Tanzania star Clement Opa has said why they’ll struggle for a win for the nation.Editors’ Picks
“We consider within the high quality of the crew and particular person gamers. The spirit within the camp is excessive and we consider we’ve got what it takes to present pleasure to Tanzanians. We aren’t going to allow them to down as a result of we’ll struggle for good outcomes,” Opa advised Every day Information.
On her half, Ugandan coach Oliver Mbekeka burdened the necessity to win the match earlier than the Kampala showdown subsequent month.
“We’re set and really prepared for the sport. Our goal is just not solely to win the sport however to do it with loads of objectives as a result of this can be a two-legged competitors and so we have to rating as many objectives as doable that could be useful going into the second leg,” Mbekeka stated.
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 towards Tanzania. Nalukenge and Najjemba had been key when Uganda downed Ethiopia in a U17 World Cup qualifier earlier within the week.
“I believe they [Nalukenge and Najjemba] are essential gamers however we aren’t solely reliant on them. We anticipate them to supply however we even have fairly plenty of choices in case issues are usually not going their means,” the coach stated. Article continues beneath
“For the variety of video games these two have performed, we all know fatigue can set in however we’re working effectively with them on restoration.”
On Friday, Mbekeka named a full squad that can entertain the Tanzanian facet after virtually every week of residential tenting at Fufa Coaching Centre in Njeru.