CHAN 2018: We are ready for Nigeria, others – Hey


Coach of the Amavubi of Rwanda Antoine Hey, has confirmed the readiness of his team, ahead of the CHAN 2018 tournament slated for Morocco.

The team arrived Tunis, Tunisia for camping in readiness for the biennial competition.

After a not too impressive performance in the CECAFA tourney, the country’s FA has lined up 3 friendly matches, against Sudan, Namibia and Algeria for the team to put them in top shape.

The team’s gaffer spoke to the country FA official website, on the team’s preparations.

According to him, “The players arrived on Tuesday after a very long trip from Kigali via Doha. The trip was very tiring, so we couldn’t train. We just reached the hotel, getting used to the environment, held a short meeting.

“On Wednesday, we had two training sessions, and we will continue on Thursday and Friday, then play the arranged friendly matches on Saturday against Sudan and on Sunday, we will play against Namibia behind closed doors before playing the most important friendly match against Algeria next Wednesday, January 10.

“We have all players ready, no injuries, no
worries. The atmosphere in camp is as usual, very disciplined and focused and professional.

We have one week of fully preparing our side, all players will get playing time in all the friendlies we will play.

“We hope that we don’t get injuries or setbacks as we work on our final pieces of getting the team ready for CHAN tournament.”

Rwanda are grouped alongside Nigeria, Libya and Equatorial Guinea.

They will face Nigeria in the opening game on January 15th, in Tangier.


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