Thu, 11 Oct 2018 11:43 - Updated Thu, 11 Oct 2018 11:43
Football: Angolan vice-president encourages national team players
Luanda - Angolan vice-president, Bornito de Sousa, encouraged on Wednesday the country’s football team ahead of the Friday match with Mauritius for the 2019 African Nations Cup qualifiers.
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Vice-president of the Republic, Bornito de Sousa, encourages national football team
Photo: Henri Celso
In a brief talk with players at the dressing room of Luanda’s 11 de Novembro stadium, the official said his presence at the scene was to encourage the squad to help them to win the match.
The team also received visits from other officials such as Guilhermina Fundanga, Secretary of State for Youth, Luanda’s governor, Adriano Mendes de Carvalho and Angola’s Football Federation chairperson Artur de Almeida.
Angola is currently in the third place of group I with three points, while Mauritius lead with six points.
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