The Brave Warriors expects Morrocco to come at them and they will make sure they upset them in the opening match of Group D at the Al Salam Stadium in Cairo.
Speaking to the press on Saturday afternoon, Brave Warriors coach Ricardo Mannetti says his team is here to spoil the party.
” We know what Morocco will throw at us and luckily we are prepared to counter that. We are here to make things difficult in this group and maybe we will decide who takes this group, Mannetti says.
“We are the underdogs in the group of death and we are aware of our strengths and weakness as well as the expectations. The pressure is on Morocco to win this cup and we take them very seriously”, Ricardo Mannetti.
Mannetti adds that they remain underdogs and they will enjoy themselves and do their part.
“We are the underdogs in the group of death and we are aware of our strength and weakness as well as the expectations. The pressure is on Morocco to win this cup and we take them very seriously., Ricardo Mannetti.
Midfielder Willy Stephanus says the team will compete respectfully.
” Glad to be here for the first time to be here. Prepared well and we came here to compete. We know and look up to the Moroccan players because they play in top leagues in Europe but on the pitch we will compete” states Stephanus.
The Brave Warriors will play Morocco on June 23 before taking on South Africa on June 28, both at Al Salam Stadium. They will play their final group game against Ivory Coast on 1 July at Cairo International Stadium in Group D of the 2019 African Cup of Nations Finals.