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 through the first leg encounter and either side hope to select up wins earlier than the second leg which might be held on the StarTimes Stadium in Lugogo on February 1.
Tanzania star Clement Opa has acknowledged why they will struggle for a win for the nation.Editors’ Picks
“We imagine within the high quality of the staff and particular person gamers. The spirit within the camp is excessive and we imagine we now have what it takes to offer pleasure to Tanzanians. We’re not going to allow them to down as a result of we are going to struggle for good outcomes,” Opa advised Each 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 just isn’t solely to win the sport however to do it with a whole lot of objectives as a result of it is 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 Each day Monitor, Mbekeka had defined they weren’t completely relying on strikers Juliet Nalukenge and Fauzia Najjemba through 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’re not completely reliant on them. We count on them to supply however we even have fairly quite a lot of choices in case issues will not be going their manner,” the coach stated. Article continues under
“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 can entertain the Tanzanian aspect after nearly every week of residential tenting at Fufa Coaching Centre in Njeru.