Sudan focused on CHAN glory against Morocco - Logarusic

AFC Leopards coach Zdravko Logarusic urges on his charges against Gor Mahia
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Logarusic believes Sudan stand a good chance of beating the Atlas Lions in the last Group A match

The East African team registered a crucial 1-0 win over Mauritania on Wednesday night, while Morocco beat Guinea 3-1 for their second victory on the trot.

Logarusic was quoted by Cafonline on Saturday, saying that he has a team that can shock the hosts in a match which they have to win by a largin margin to finish at the top of the group.

“My target is the next game against the host Morocco here in this beautiful city of Casablanca. We’re very prepared and we don’t have any pressure playing Morocco who are one of the best organized teams in Africa, because we have qualified already," Logarusic said in the build-up to the encounter. 

“The team is fully focused on tomorrow’s game, and the protest from Guinea hasn’t affected us because we knew there was no error. I cannot say much about the quarter finals whether we will face Zambia or Namibia; what we want is to win against Morocco," he continued. 

Meanwhile, Sudan captain Mohamed Taher expressed delight following his team's qualification, but he warned that they cannot afford to take their eyes off Sunday's game against Morocco.

“We have a team that came here to do well. We have booked a quarter-final place and tomorrow [Sunday] is about who tops the group. We definitely want to stay in Casablanca. So, we have to win against a formidable Morocco team,” said Taher.

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On the other hand, Morocco head coach Jamal Sellami had the following to say ahead of the game: "We have a very important game to play tomorrow against Sudan and in the same vein we want to confirm our superiority in this group to remain in Casablanca with our fans and defend our colours." 

"We will have a new team where we will give chance to the players who have not seen much action to have a chance because I believe in the team and every player is important for us. We’re going for a win. We know Sudan have a good team with strength and some weaknesses which we will have to exploit," he continued. 

"As the hosts, we are prepared to face any team because we have the players and most importantly the fans behind us," concluded Sellami.