Courageous Warriors assistant coach and Namibian soccer legend Robert Nauseb strongly believes that if the nation’s U/20 facet, the Younger Warriors, emulate Monday’s efficiency towards the Central African Republic (CAR), they stand likelihood of beating Tunisia in tonight’s conflict.
The Younger Warriors on Monday performed to a 1-all draw towards CAR throughout their opening match of the continuing U/20 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) underway in Mauritania. Regardless of the draw, the Namibian kids impressively punched above their weight towards the bodily CAR facet and equally displayed superior ball retention when it mattered most.
However the ending and composure in entrance of goal-haunted Namibia on the evening because the Younger Warriors squandered loads of goal-scoring alternatives that would have simply seen them stroll away with most factors.
Tonight, the Younger Warriors who’re in Group B, together with CAR, Tunisia and Burkina Faso, will confront a really tactical and composed Tunisian facet of their second group match of the continental youth event and Nauseb is satisfied the children have what it takes to tug a shock or two towards their north African opponents.
Nauseb just isn’t bothered with the outcomes of Monday’s match however is extra impressed by the wholesale efficiency of the Younger Warriors, saying in the event that they proceed creating extra alternatives in entrance of purpose and guarantee they take their probabilities, beating Tunisia in tonight’s match is feasible.
“We performed very properly towards CAR on Monday; the crew is keen to win and really composed in few areas. Heading into this encounter, the crew must replicate the identical efficiency if they’re to extend their possibilities of going into the following spherical of the competitors. It isn’t going to be a straightforward recreation although, as a result of enjoying towards a tactical crew akin to Tunisia, one must be very cautious always. No errors needs to be made in such video games, as a result of the second you make these errors, you get punished for that. But when we play the identical approach we performed Monday, beating Tunisia is feasible,” stated an optimistic Nauseb.
Namibia now leads Group B with one level, adopted by CAR in second place, additionally with one level. Tunisia and Burkina Faso are in third and fourth locations, respectively. Tunisia and Burkina Faso performed to a goalless draw of their opening match.