Eritrea will look to grab a crucial victory over Botswana in the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification (CAF) first leg match at the Cicero National Stadium in Asmara on Saturday.
Kick off is 16hrs00 local time and would be live on ERI-TV.
The Red Sea Camels have been boosted by the World’s football governing body FIFA’s decision to approve Henk Goitom’s request to play for his native country.
The 31-year-old experienced centre forward was born in Sweden, and he only represented the European country at under-21 level between 2005, and 2006.
Botswana ranked 111 and the Red Sea Camels at 202 spot. But FIFA rankings never determine the outcome of any game. After all, the Red Sea Camels are still a closed book to the Zebras technical team. Therefore, it would be suicidal for the Zebras to undermine their encounter. Continue reading #FIFA2018: Eritrea Ready to Shake Off the Zebras→
The wait is over. Henok Goitom, the star center forward, and seven other players of Eritrean origin with dual nationalities will make their debut for Eritrea’s national soccer team “the Red Sea Camels” on Saturday against Botswana for the first leg of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia qualifying match in Asmara.