Wedson Nyirenda wary of Algeria threat

Wedson Nyirenda wary of Algeria threat
Wedson Nyirenda

by Phumzile Ngcatshe

Wednesday Aug 30, 2017. 09:00

With the 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers taking the centre stage this weekend, Zambian national team coach Wedson Nyirenda expects a thrilling affair against Algeria.

Nyirenda believes the match will not be an easy contest as they welcome the Desert Foxes on Saturday.

Although he wants a victory at home, the former Chipolopolo striker expects his men to approach the contest with caution.

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“Algeria are a strong side and we will have to approach them with a lot of caution but we do not fear them, we just respect them,” Nyirenda said to the Daily Mail.

“It is not going to be an easy engagement for us. We have totally a new team, a mixture of young boys and seniors. We hope to blend them.

“I can see great sparks from the boys U20, this is a group which has nothing to lose but everything to give.”

The 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier will be staged at the National Heroes Stadium in Lusaka on Saturday at 15:00 (CAT).

AfricanFootball.com will bring you a LIVE Play-By-Play of the match.



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