Leekens staying grounded

2015-01-22 08:40
George Leekens (Belga)
Cape Town - Tunisia manager George Leekens believes his side face a tough task to qualify from Group B following their 1-1 draw with Cape Verde, reports Football411.

The group is finely poised ahead of the second round of matches following the 1-1 draw between Congo DR and Zambia, which means all four teams are locked level on both points and goal difference.

Considered favourites to top the group by virtue of being the second-highest ranked team at this year's competition, behind, Algeria Leekens is under no illusions as to the difficulty of their next two games and insists they are by no means the strongest team in Group B.

"At this stage every team in the group is the favourite to finish on top," he is quoted as saying by Nigerian publication Daily Nation.

"Tunisia are not the favourites to win the group. We have never said we are going to top the final standings.

"We will be more focused for our next two games."

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