Amuneke says’ hard work gave us AFCON ticket

Tanzania coach Emmanuel Amuneke has lauded his players ’ work ethics and belief as the force that guided the team to a historic qualification for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations .

The Taifa Stars thrashed group leaders Uganda 3 – 0 at the National Stadium on Sunday to finish second in Group L.
The victory in Dar es Salaam propelled the country to the continental stage for the first time since their debut appearance in 1980 .

And Amuneke , the 1994 African Footballer of the Year and 2015 FIFA U- 17 World Cup – winning coach, has described the ‘ tough ’ feat with Tanzania football as an honour .

“ It was an honour to have been given the opportunity to achieve great things with Tanzania football and I’ m proud that what we set out to do as our first objective has been met, ”

Amuneke wrote on Instagram .

“ Qualification for the 2019 AFCON was always going to be a tough task but the hard work and belief the team had got us through . Now we plan for Egpyt 2019 Afcon. ”

The former Barcelona forward also matched a Nigerian record as the second person from the country to lead another team to the Africa Cup of Nations after late Stephen Keshi ’ s feat with Togo.

Meanwhile , football enthusiasts in Ebonyi State are celebrating the Taifa Stars qualification for the 2019 AFCON with Amuneke as the helmsman.

Desmond Ome , Ebonyi Football Association secretary , congratulated Amuneke for the feat, noting that it was achieved through dint of hard work .

“ The victory was achieved because the players , officials and the Tanzanian FA members keyed – into Amuneke ’ s hard work mantra .

“ He made it clear from the onset that the AFCON qualification was his target and sought the collaboration of relevant stakeholders to achieve the feat, ” he said .

Join the Conversation


Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

  1. We are currently on maintenance chemotherapy at emphasize, but every Thursday we communicate with to the bailiwick in requital for tests and testing. A several of days ago they took a sternal puncture. We were in the thwart for some circumstance, as we were diagnosed with Lyme blight – we were attractive intravenous buy viagra and we are still winning them.

  2. Our doctor thought that Dad was conceivably uniform advance than Mom in this situation. Stricter, more demanding, will not regret once again when you want to select miserable cialis. Kindly, I wanted to around my missus a break.
    I dog-tired a little outstanding a month in the all-out care part and two and a half months in the bone marrow uproot unit. There I became a donor for my son. I’m chuffed I was accomplished to cure him. I was the single man in both departments, but my parents were already there. That is, a gentleman’s gentleman in the avert with a lady is no longer a rarity.