29 January 2013

Zambia: Mayuka Sure of Zambia's Qualification

Emmanuel Mayuka is optimistic Zambia will on Tuesday qualify for the 2013 Africa Cup quarterfinals.

The Southampton striker said the team was not feeling any pressure ahead of Tuesdays must-win game against Burkina Faso at Mbombela Stadium in Nelspruit.

"In football you just have to be positive," Mayuka said.

"I believe we will get the result we need against Burkina Faso. But we just have to win."

After two games played, Zambia are tied in second place on two points with Nigeria and are two points behind leaders Burkina Faso whom they face in their final Group C game.

"It is just people who are talking about pressure but we are taking it easy and just a game at a time," Mayuka said.

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