Namibia has to pull all the stops to qualify for AFCON 2019: coach

Source: Xinhua| 2018-09-10 19:50:13|Editor: Yamei
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WINDHOEK, Sept. 10 (Xinhua) -- Namibia's football coach, Ricardo Mannetti reckons Namibia will have to do well in the remaining four games to stand a chance of qualifying for the 2019 Confederation of African Football Nations Cup (AFCON) to be held in Cameroon.

With the result against Zambia on Saturday that saw the game end in a draw, Mannetti said on Monday in statement that Namibia needs to now get points from the upcoming games against Mozambique and Guinea Bissau.

The next official game for Namibia in Group K will be away in Mozambique on Oct. 13, while the return leg will take place on Oct. 16 in Windhoek.

Namibia's final home game will be against Guinea Bissau between Nov. 12 to 20 and there after will visit Zambia in March, 2019.

Meanwhile, Guinea Bissau maintained their lead in Group K with a 2-2 draw in Mozambique on Saturday on four points, equal with second-placed Mozambique. Namibia are third followed by Zambia on one point each.

The group winners and the runners-up will qualify for the 32nd edition of the African Cup of Nations to be played in Cameroon from June 7 to 20, 2019.