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Wed, 03 Jan 2018 09:53 - Updated Wed, 03 Jan 2018 09:53

Football: Sable Antelopes brush up defensive posture, attack moves

Luanda - In the resumption of their preparation work, after a small break for the festive period, the Sable Antelopes (National Football Team) last Tuesday conducted another training session in Cidadela Stadium, in Luanda, ahead of their participation in the Africa Cup of Nations for Home-based Players (CHAN), set for 13 January to 04 February this year, in Morocco.

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Palancas Negras (Sable Antelopes) preparing for chan-2018.

Photo: Henri Celso

The pre-team, managed by the Serbian coach Srdjan Vasiljevic, focused on improving the defence sector and the attack moves with focus on long distance crosses. 

In the end of the training session, Silvestre Pelé, a member of the technical team, said he hopes the squad will play more control games.

So far, the squad only played one friendly game, having beaten Domant FC by 3-0.

On Wednesday (Jan 03) the coach is to announce the final team, who will leave for Morocco on January 5 or 6.  

In CHAN-2018, Angola are part of group D, alongside Burkina Faso, Cameroon and Congo Brazzaville.

In the first round Angola will face Burkina Faso.

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