By Etienne Mainimo
Tunisia Assistant Football coach, Jalel Kadri says, they will treat Burkina Faso as the strongest candidate for the title when they confront them on Saturday January 29 during one of the quarter-finals of the ongoing total Energies Africa Cup of Nations, AFCON in Cameroon.
During a pre-match press conference in Garoua ahead of their clash, Jalel Kadri added that knowing that the match will be difficult, they have to deal with the match appropriately.
“All the teams at the quarterfinals stage are on a same level. The fortitude of the players and specialized staff caused us to conquer the troublesome conditions and we don’t have the extravagance now to give a level lower than the last match.”
“We respect all the teams, and we will treat Burkina Faso as the strongest candidates for the title. We need to think with that mindset to get far. We realize that the match will be difficult in all viewpoints; however, we will manage it properly. I believe in every one of the players and every one of them plays a part in the game.,” he said.
Wahbi Khazri, a midfielders said, “Our weapon and source of strength has always been our collective and victorious spirit. We are happy with what we did against Nigeria, and we will continue to do the same against Burkina Faso.”