Rwanda eye win against Sudan in preps for CHAN 2018
Saturday, 6 January 2018
Rwanda vs Sudan 3pm (Sousse)
Rwanda vs Namibia 3pm (Jamal)
Rwanda vs Algeria
Amavubi stars will face Sudan in a warm-up match tomorrow in Tunisia Sousse as both teams prepare for the upcoming 2018 Africa Nation’s Championship (CHAN) in Rwanda.
Rwanda continues intensive preparations El Mouradi training facility from Wednesday and on Sunday the national team will play another warmup match against Namibia.
The Amavubi team under the tutelage of head coach Antoine Hey held two training sessions on Wednesday at El Mouradi training facility. Players are all in good health and training went well.
Rwanda and Sudan have played seven games between them in all competitions where both sides managed two times and drew three times.
On Monday, Amavubi will have two training sessions and one session on Tuesday at El Mouradi training facility before moving to Tunis on Wednesday for the match against Algeria. After Amavubi will depart for Tanger via Casablanca for the finals competition.
Rwanda will slug it out against Libya, Nigeria and Equatorial Guinea in Group C that will be based in Tangier.
Group B, which is the closest thing to the group of death, comprising Ivory Coast, Zambia, Uganda and Namibia; they will play the group matches in Marrakech.
Group A in Casablanca, includes; hosts Morocco, Sudan, Mauritania and Guinea, while Group D has Angola, Cameroon, Burkina Faso and Congo Brazzaville, the games will be staged in Agadir.
CHAN is a competition which gathers exclusively players featuring in the national championships of their respective countries.
Rwanda took part in the 2011 edition held in Sudan, managing a group stage finish before hosting the 2016 edition where they reached the quarter final round, losing to eventual winners DR Congo.
However, DR Congo will not be able to defend their title as they lost the qualification bid to Congo Brazzaville.
The Africa Nations Championship will attract Morocco, Mauritania, Guinea, Sudan, Cote d’Ivoire, Namibia, Zambia, Uganda, Libya, Equatorial Guinea, Nigeria, Rwanda, Angola, Burkina Faso, Cameroon and Congo Brazzaville.