Fri, 17 Jan 2020 18:22 - Updated Fri, 17 Jan 2020 18:22
Football: Sagrada Esperança bet on Angolan Cup
Dundo - Winning the Angolan Cup in football is now the main objective of the Sagrada Esperança da Lunda Norte, aiming to "save" the 2019/20 season.
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Ernesto Muangala - Chairperson of Sagrada Esperança general assembly board (file)
Photo: Henri Celso
The bet on the second biggest competition of football in the country is due to the fact that the team see "frustrated" the intention to place themselves on the top three of the national football championship (Girabola) in the first round of the competition, according to its chairperson of the general assembly board, Ernesto Muangala.
The official was speaking during the club's assessment and term renewal meeting and warned to work towards the consolidation and affirmation of the Sagrada Esperança FC in the national and international sporting context.
The team aim to compete in the African Confederation Cup this year, so he believes the team have a squad capable of winning the Angolan Cup, proof that his team will face Petro de Luanda in the last 16 after having defeated Recreativo do Libolo, 1-0, at 16th finals.
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