AFCONU23: Lions determined to pick a semi-final ticket

Coach of the U-23 Lions has expressed his determination and that of his team to pick one of four available tickets for the Semi-finals of the U-23 Africa Cup of Nations taking place in Egypt. Ringobert Song was speaking Wednesday November 13, in Cairo during a pre-match press conference ahead of this Thursday’s fixture against host Egypt.

The confident former indomitable Lions captain told the media that his team is almost qualified though not completely. He maintained that his team had put up a strong fight to be where they are today and hopes to keep the same spirit in the next game.

“We will keep the same mind frame while searching for a win which will allow us to qualify for the next round…. We must make it to the second round” He said

While admitting that his group his complicated, Rigobert Song states that every team is playable insisting why from a draw on day one to a win on day two, the mindset must be the one that permits the team to continue…

The U-23 lions who are debutants in the tourney need a draw against the pharaohs to sail through to the semis.