Read what Amunike says about his Tanzania team as he prepares them for AFCON

Read what Amunike says about his Tanzania team as he prepares them for AFCON

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Nigeria’s Football Legend, Emmanuel Amunike has shed light on Tanzania senior men football style of play he has adopted as he prepares them for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations Tournament in Egypt.

The Tafia Lions qualified as second position in Group L after defeating already qualified Uganda 3 nil.

Amunike qualified Tanzania for their first Nations Cup tournament after a long wait of 39 years and has joined the likes of Late Stephen Keshi who qualified Togo and Mali to 2006 and 2010 nations cup respectively.

Meanwhile Stephen Keshi remains the only Nigerian who has qualified three African football team to three Nations Cup tournament; Togo, Mali and as well 2013 champions Nigeria.

In an interview session with Nigerian Journalist, Solace Chukwu, the two times Africa Footballer of the Year winner revealed his tactics ahead of the tournament.

“In my teams, if you don’t mark, you won’t play. We all defend together, and we all attack together. As a coach, I believe more in organization and responsibility.” Amunike said.

He also added that peoples claim of him been lucky of leading the Tanzania side to its first nations cup after a long wait is unfair but he is grateful to God for making him reach this milestone.

“If they say I was lucky, fine. But they should ask themselves [why it took] 39 years. So they should be grateful to God, who made it possible for me to come.” He added.

Tanzania are pitted along side Algeria, Kenya and Senegal in group C and are looking forward to pass through the group stage to the round of 16 knockout stage.

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  1. Hi
    Coach don’t forget that the afcon now with 24 teams not 16 … are tanzania qualified if the afcon still with 16 !!!

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