Senegal U-23 coach has requested for a perfect display from his wards in Wednesday’s semi final contest against the Nigeria U-23 team at the ongoing Africa U-23 Championships.
The Senegal Coach has advised his players to keep their focus ahead of their clash with Dream Team VI having done creditably well in the group phase
The tournament hosts finished top of Group A to book their spot in the last four of the competition, after enjoying consecutive victories over South Africa, Tunisia and Zambia.
And the young Lions will be determined to extend their winning run against the Nigerians and punch their ticket for the 2016 Summer Olympics.
“What is important is that we remain true to ourselves. We must rely on our qualities and keep our values,” Dia told reporters.
“We must try to avoid mistakes. We are going to impose our game so we can qualify,” added the tactician, who, however, does not underestimate their opponents.
“It is going to be a very tough match. It is a semi final and a qualifier to the Rio Summer Olympics. Nigeria are used to these competitions and are very experienced.”
Wednesday’s first semi final contest involving Senegal and Nigeria will be played at Stade Léopold Sédar Senghor