CHAN: CECAFA participants start the journey

Rwanda has started their journey to Morocco as the date with [Africa Nations Championships [CHAN] nears and will camp in the neighbouring country Tunisia for training before the  tournament starts on January 13.

In Tunisia, Rwanda will play two friendly matches against Sudan on January 5 and Algeria on January 10, before heading to Morocco on January 11, two days to the start of the CHAN tournament, The New Times reported. 

-We have put together a good squad and we believe in them. We are heading to Tunisia to enhance our preparations. We hope at the time of the tournament we will be ready, stand- in told the media outlet. 


-Our main ambition is to reach the quarterfinal round. We will face tricky sides in the group stage but we will be looking for nothing less than a win, starting with the opening game against Nigeria on January 15, he added. 

In Group C Rwanda will face fellow CECAFA participants  Libya, Nigeria and Equatorial Guinea. All the teams will reside and play in the Tangier town. 

The Amavumbi head coach Antoinne Hey is reportedly out on sick leave. 

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