The Comoros national team needs to win in order to claim a historic first-time qualifying card for the African Nations Cup.
The coach said at the press conference before facing Togo: “The pressure on the players is zero, I told the group that we should ignore the event. It is true that we cannot ignore this. But the players are aware of the dangers of the point we have reached to complete our project, and our desire to reach the finals. Without any pressure. “
Amir added, “The group is living well, this is the first time in the national team that there are a lot of players (30). We are trying to work together and adapt. We are in our court, at home and we are playing to win. Our goal is to get the ball and stay organized.” And hurt the opponent. ”
“To qualify is a dream for everyone, we have worked hard for years. We are at the end of this project and we will do our best to get the three points. Our goal is to occupy the first two places. Why not more?”
The impact of the national team’s qualification for the Nations Cup finals is recognized: “Qualifying for this prestigious competition will not only be a victory for the players, but a victory for all Comoros. It will change a lot of things in our country. We are also there to bring people joy. We want to write history. We want to show Africa. It is our determination to go there in this competition. ”
For his part, winger Fayez Soleimani, who scored the winning goal against Togo, said: “I have no pressure on my shoulders.”
Soleimani said, “We will all fight together to win victory and qualify. We are waiting impatiently.”
The Comoros had snatched the first 3 points in an away win over Togo with a free goal scored by Soleimani.
The Comoros team needs at least one point with Kenya stumbling against Egypt in order to officially qualify for the African Cup of Nations.
The team, who comes second on goal difference, hopes to win the Egyptian team with 8 points to confirm the historic qualification