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2021 AFCON QUALIFIERS: We must qualify for next stage – Coach Ashu

Head coach
of the Bright Star, Cyprian Ashu has made it clear that the team has what it
takes to make it to the next stage in the qualifiers of the 2021 Total Africa Cup
of Nations (Afcon).

South Sudan’s
Bright Star registered a 2-1 win over Seychelles in the first leg match of the
preliminary played on Wednesday in the Sudan capital Khartoum.

“We have to qualify for the group stage of the qualifiers. I know it will be a tough game away in Seychelles, but we are preparing for every situation,� said the coach who registered his first victory since taking charge of the team few months ago.

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The coach
said his team must learn to control the game more and also take the chances
created. “In football it is always important to take your chances because that
really counts. We must work on a few things ahead of the return leg,� added the

The coach will hope that Koang Thok and Joseph Kuch who scored in the first leg have more higher appetite to knock in more goals in Victoria.

The winner
between South Sudan and Seychelles over two legs will join Burkina Faso, Uganda
and Malawi in Group B of the qualifiers in the group stage. The group stage of
the qualifiers kick start on November 11th.

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The Group
stage will have a total of 48 teams drawn into 12 groups of four teams (from
Group A to Group L). The 2021 Afcon will take place in Cameroon.

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