Loading...
Loading Live Scoring...
*All times CAT (GMT+2)

Football | Kenya

James Situma @ SS com

Stars confident of turnaround



Harambee Stars defender James Situma is confident that the national team will prevail over Burundi in the CHAN qualifiers.

The Stars have a 1-0 deficit to overcome from the first leg clash played last weekend in Bujumbura, Burundi. They will thus have to collect a two-goal win to go through to the next round of qualifiers when they meet again on Saturday 5 January.

Situma believes that the Stars have got more than is needed to continue in the qualifiers.

“We were unlucky to lose the first game in Burundi. We were the more dominant team and had enough chances to score there,” he said. “They had one or two chances to score but we limited them to half chances and long shots which was good.

“Considering we were away from home, it was a good result for us. I am confident that you will see a good display from us when the return leg match comes around. “The team will give it’s all and I am hopeful we will go through without any problems.”

The Stars have struggled to score goals in recent years in competitive matches but Situma insists that they are getting better.

“We have players who are good goal scorers in the country. I have played with many of them and they are all good players. Maybe what we need is a bit of luck,” he added.

“We have the ability to score goals and I am confident we will show that when we play Burundi.”

Shop

Gerrard: My Autobiography
Steven Gerrard is a hero to millions, not only as the inspirational captain of Liverpool FC, but as a key member of the England team.
R161.00
Rafa: My Story
Revelatory memoir from the greatest sportsman in the world today.
R182.00
Mitre Monde Soccer Ball - White
Voted as one of the UK's favourite match balls
R219.00


Comments

More expert analysis and opinion from Sport24
The opinions expressed by Sport24 experts and bloggers are theirs alone, and do not necessarily represent those of SuperSport

Event Streaming

Channel Streaming

Other Live Streaming

Event Streaming

Channel Streaming

Sports Talk



Dr Errol Sweeney
German ref epitomised what refereeing is all about
I’m regularly asked what is required to be a top class referee in soccer. What are the basics, the...

Segun Odegbami
Barcelona on my mind
I guess every reader of this column knows by now that I am a fan of Barcelona.

Calvin Emeka Onwuka
Jose's feeling the heat
Many of my regular readers here will know I am neither a Jose Mourinho apologist nor a cult...

John Dykes
Make the call, ref!
Here’s an excerpt from an alternative, purely fictitious match report from Saturday’s Barclays...

Carol Radull
Arsenal, it's good to be third
I love making Manchester United supporters angry. And nowadays it’s so easy to do that.

Neil Tovey
Who scored in the transfer window?
The January transfer window is challenging as you are either getting players who are short of game...