26 January 2013

Angola/South Africa: Federation Official Expectant About Sunday's Games At Afcon2013

Port Elizabeth — The chairman of the Angolan Football Federation (FAF), Pedro Neto, said last Friday that it is difficult to make a prognosis of the South Africa versus Morocco match, scheduled for Sunday, for the third round of the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON2013), which is an important game that will have implications on the position of Angola, who are in the same group (A).

The official spoke to the press after the arribval of the Angolan football squad in Port Elizabeth, where THE Angolan squad are to face Cape Verde on Sunday as well, having stressed that he is divided between his wish and the reality.

"I think the two team have very similar potential (...). Morocco has an adult football and experienced players. South Africa has younger players, but who are full of determination and willpower, and because they are playing at home, I think it is difficult to anticipate any result" he explain.

To guarantee the pass to the next stage, Angola need to beat Cape Verde, counting also that its better for Angolans that South Africa beat Morocco or at least draw.

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