Egypt coach not taking duel against Uganda lightly

Egypt’s coach Aguirre won’t underestimate Uganda’s play in the teams’ upcoming duel. However, he counts on his team to be ready for the face-off.

Football does not like humblebraggers, and Egypt coach Javier Aguirre won’t be one, either. Egypt’s national team manager has a very important match to think about, and a one against Uganda. Of course, with Mo Salah on the field, Egypt strikes as a winner, but it’s Aguirre knows is never wise to speak too soon.

Egypt and Uganda, who butt heads at the Africa Cup of Nations on Sunday, and the duel is promising a lot before it had even begun. Uganda, on the other hand, is thriving to get the throne in Group A, which certainly won’t make things easier for Egypt.

The hosts already scored a spot in the final 16, and are now awaiting a draw at the Cairo International Stadium to earn the first spot.

Egypt coach not taking duel against Uganda lightly
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA – JANUARY 20: Coach of Japan Javier Aguirre looks on during the 2015 Asian Cup match between Japan and Jordan at AAMI Park on January 20, 2015, in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Darrian Traynor/Getty Images)

On the other hand, Uganda comes prepared and determined. With no defeats thus far, and eliminating the Democratic Republic of Congo, Uganda will surely put up a fight.

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According to Moses Magogo, the Central and East African nations can take more spots in the next Africa Cup of Nations.

“I think it will be a tough challenge. Uganda is a strong and organized team who play with a fighting spirit during the complete 90 minutes,” Aguirre stated.

Sebastien Desabre, who manages Uganda’s national football team, also shared his thoughts on the duel to come.

“We love challenges. My players are very motivated, I have confidence in them and it is possible to beat Egypt,” said Desabre, FourFourTwo writes.

Regardless of the final outcome of the game, we are certainly set up for a show. Whoever goes through will earn it, and whoever leaves won’t deserve it. But, hey, that’s football.

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