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Tanzania has great potential to win AFCON – CS Ababu Namwamba says

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Kenya’s sports minister, Ababu Namwamba, has called Taifa Stars of Tanzania to win this year’s AFCON competition in Ivory Coast.

During his analysis on Kenya’s national broadcaster on Wednesday, January 17, Namwamba claimed that initially Taifa Stars was considered one of the weakest teams in the tournament, it could cause an upset and win the championship. he said, “Anything is possible in soccer.

If recent history has taught us anything, therefor there are no underdogs in football. I am from East Africa. The East African inside me insists on Tanzania, I tell you, I believe you can fight and win this.

” The minister said that this year’s article has taught him that there is no weakling in the championship, referring to how the teams of nations considered to be weak surprised the teams of nations considered to be giants of football. “No one is weak, anyone can win AFCON, including Tanzania,” Ababu stressed.

However, Taifa Stars suffered a 3-0 defeat at the hands of Morocco, who only reached the semi-finals of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. Ababu said that many people see Tanzania as weak, foreigners saw Morocco as weak during the World Cup but they ended up surprising many by joining the semi-finals.

“Everyone can beat anyone. No one gave Morocco a chance during the World Cup in Qatar, but they went to the semi-finals. Nothing stops Tanzania from doing well,” said the Minister of Sports.

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