Tanzania have announced their preliminary squad for AFCON 2019, which includes 15-year-old Kelvin John.
Tanzania is grouped alongside Senegal, Algeria And Kenya and will be facing a very tough test in order to scale
through the group stages.
Kelvin John was among the stars of the recently concluded U-17 Afcon in Dar es Salaam despite his side failing to
progress beyond the group stages.
The young lad perfomed brilliantly well in the AFCON under 17 and will be looking forward to play in the big
tournament to sell himself to European clubs come june.
I believe it is time we start to build a team and think of the future,” Amuneke said.
“We need to start to think of the youth and see how we can start to integrate in the system.”
John scored in the Tanzania’s opening game as they lost 5-4 to Nigeria and went onto play in the losses to Uganda
and Angola as the hosts failed to qualify for the semi-finals of the tournament.
Amuneke also pointed out that Tanzania have an African Nations Championship (CHAN) qualifier against Sudan a
week after the Nations Cup.