Amuneke reacts after qualifying Tanzania to 2019 AFCON
African Football By: Ikponmwosa Umweni | 25/03/2019
Former Super Eagles winger Emmanuel Amuneke has reacted after qualifying Tanzania to 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) schedule for Egypt. The 48-year-old ex-Golden Eaglet coach helps his side with a 3-0 win over at the National Stadium in Dar es Salam on Sunday after goals from Simon Msuwa, Erasto Nyoni and Aggrey Morris booked the Taifa Stars' place in Egypt for the first time since 1980.Amuneke who is a 1994 AFCON winner with Nigeria used his Instagram handle to reacted after making history with Tanzania.
Taifa Stars finished second in group L with eight points, five behind leaders the Cranes of Uganda and It means four East African teams will present in Egypt. The group draw for AFCON 2019 will take place on April 12 in Cairo, with the tournament proper starting on June 21 and this edition will see 24 teams participate.View this post on Instagram
It was an honour to have been given the opportunity to achieve great things with Tanzania football and I'm proud that what we set out to do as our first objective has been met. Qualification for the 2019 AFCON was always going to be a tough task but the hard work and belief the team had got us through. Now we plan for Egpyt 2019 AFCON. #AFCON2019 #Egypt #Tanzaniafootball #CAF