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Sat, 16 Nov 2019 13:44 - Updated Sat, 16 Nov 2019 13:44

Palancas Negras leave for Libreville

Luanda - The national football team traveled to Libreville Friday afternoon to face Gabon on Sunday in the second round match of Group D qualifying for CAN / 2021 in Cameroon, fully recovered from Wednesday's disappointment against The Gambia (1 - 3).

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"The defeat of first round is settled down as we go to Gabon to play with attitude and win in order to regain confidence and open good prospects," said national coach Pedro Gonçalves, speaking at 4 de Fevereiro International Airport.

According to the coach, Palancas Negras has a high morale and will do everything to score, since the current focus is the next games, which will seek to correct the mistakes made against the Gambians.

In the same vein, Palancas Negras captain Mateus Galiano stressed that the group is motivated and willing to counter Gabon at home, considering that the defeat against The Gambia has served for deep thought.

"We will be confident in the victory to regain the confidence of the Angolans," he said.

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