Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Warriors must guide against complacency; warns Peter Ndlovu ,

WARRIORS assistant coach Peter Ndlovu has warned the national football team to guard against complacency ahead of the crucial 2013 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) final qualifying round second leg encounter away to Angola on Sunday.

The Warriors are just 90 minutes away from qualifying for only their third appearance at Afcon after securing a comfortable 3-1 victory over Angola in the first leg at Rufaro Stadium.

With the odds heavily in favour of the Warriors securing qualification at next year's tournament in South Africa, Ndlovu said there was need for the players to make sure they finish the job in Angola.

"We might have a healthy lead, but as far as we are concerned, it's not a done deal yet. We still have 90 more minutes to finish the job," he said at the Warriors camp yesterday afternoon in an interview.

"I'll be happy and relaxed when we go there and get the first goal. I'm sure we will have a good game plan pertaining to that. We will make sure we go there to play football and not to defend as it will only invite danger. We must go into the match as if we are playing at home and attack them so that they know we mean business," said Ndlovu.

Ndlovu said he was confident that the new players who were recently exonerated from the Asiagate match-fixing scandal would add value to the side ahead of the crucial tie in Angola.
By Sbue
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