Why I was invited by CAF to Niger Republic – Amunike

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Head coach of Tiafa Stars of Tanzania, Emmanuel Amunike has stated why the Confederation of African Football (CAF) invited him to be part of the technical study group in Niger Republic which according to him is a sense of recognition.

“I’m glad to have received an invitation of CAF,  as I speak with you I am on transit heading to Niger Republic to be part of the CAF technical study group.

“Last year I was part of the FIFA technical study group , now CAF has extended such invitation to me,  it is a thing of joy just like owning a fortune, that shows hard work pays,  I hope to contribute my own quota to the development of football in Africa.

“We did that in Russia 2018 last year, it is taking place in confederation of African football (CAF).

“Regarding how Africa teams has fared so far in the technical aspect of the game. I feel it’s a welcomed development in Africa that teams are very close.  Technically, bulk of the teams has improved in tactical aspect of the game.

“We hope that soonest African teams can compete with the world teams in terms of close contest in football,” he said.

The Tiafa stars coach concluded to have a blissful time in Niger Republic when the U-20 AFCON kicks off from 1st February to 18th February.


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