Angola: Going to Afcon Without a Coach for the Goalkeeper!

The Palancas Negras have no coach guards in their staff for Afcon. A situation that their former coach Luis Oliveira Goncalves does not understand. He openly criticized the decision.

"This is a position that requires specific trainings. The goalkeeper needs to spend more than 80% of his time working alone and needs a coach to do that, "said Gonçalves.

Gustavo Ferrin, the current head of the team, selected Lama and Landu Neblu as three walls of the workforce.

"What is even stranger is that Angola has no worries in this area and I do not understand why they did not include it in the staff. Goalkeepers may be prepared, "he added.

Luis Oliveira qualified and trained in Angola during his only qualification for a World Cup. He is currently vice-president of club Santos FC.

Angola begin their competition on Saturday against Morocco in group A. A pool they share with Cape Verde and South Africa.

Ads by Google

Copyright © 2013 Africa Top Sports. All rights reserved. Distributed by AllAfrica Global Media (allAfrica.com). To contact the copyright holder directly for corrections — or for permission to republish or make other authorized use of this material, click here.

AllAfrica publishes around 2,000 reports a day from more than 130 news organizations and over 200 other institutions and individuals, representing a diversity of positions on every topic. We publish news and views ranging from vigorous opponents of governments to government publications and spokespersons. Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which AllAfrica does not have the legal right to edit or correct.

Articles and commentaries that identify allAfrica.com as the publisher are produced or commissioned by AllAfrica. To address comments or complaints, please Contact us.