Full house in Taifa Stars camp as preps hot up

Richard Basangwa shields the ball away from Taifa Stars players in a previous game.(Courtesy)

AFCONQ Full house in Taifa Stars camp as preps hot up

Fred Mwambu 12:08 - 21.03.2023

The Taifa Stars is now full house after about seven players landed in Egypt on Monday night ahead of their 2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Uganda.

The neighbours face each other in Uganda’s makeshift home at the Suez Canal Stadium in matchday 3 of the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier on Friday 24th.

Stars ready

The team’s assistant coach Hemed Morocco has noted that the preparations are in high gear as the players continue to adapt to the atmosphere.

“We’re now set,” Morocco, a deputy to Adel Amrouche said.

“The players are adapting well and show the urge to fight for the results. We’re looking for a positive result because this is a tough game that will determine our direction,” he added.

Taifa Stars list of foreign-based players; Simon Msuva (Al-Qadsiar, Saudi Arabia), Mbwana Samatta, Kelvin John (both KRC Genk, Belgium), Novatus Dismass (Zuite Waregen, Belgium), Alphonse Mabula (FK Spartak Subotica, Serbia) and Ben Starkie (Basford United, England), Haji Mnoga (Aldershot Town, England), Ally Msengi (Moroka Swallows, South Africa), Himid Mao (Ghazl El-Mahalla, Egypt) and Saidi Khamis (Al-Fujairah, United Arab Emirates.