We are not happy, Wanyama admits following Harambee Stars AFCON defeat to Algeria

We are not happy, Wanyama admits following Harambee Stars AFCON defeat to Algeria

Fred Kennedy
June 24, 2019 at 3:40 PM

Harambee Stars skipper, Victor Wanyama, has admitted the team is disappointed following their 2-0 defeat to Algeria in Group C of the Africa Cup of Nations.

The Sunday night, June 23, clash saw Stars fail to take control of the match after conceding twice in the first half.

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“We lost to Algeria and everyone is not happy, we are not happy,” Wanyama divulged to Goal.

The defeat left them bottom of the group alongside neighbours, Tanzania, who also lost by a similar scoreline to Senegal in an earlier fixture.

The two East Africa nations will lock horns in a do-or-die affair on Thursday, June 27, and Wanyama has now rallied his team-mates to step up against Taifa Stars to keep their chances of qualifying for the next round of the tournament alive.

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“Our next match against Tanzania is very important and we need to win the match, we have to do everything and get a win," he admitted.
“I know it will not be easy as Tanzania are also in need of a win but we will strive and try our best. We will put all the effort and focus on this match," he added. earlier reported Stars head coach, Sebastien Migne, is upbeat his side can still turn around their Africa Cup of Nations fortunes despite suffering a 2-0 defeat to Algeria.

Migne said there was everything to play for in their remaining group matches that include a tricky tie against tournament favourites, Senegal.

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