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Cuper: I am usually not lucky in finals but I’m optimistic about this one

Posted on February 2, 2017
Hector Cuper

Photo: Aminah Babirye

manager Hector Cuper assured that he feels positive for the final match which will be against either Ghana or Cameroon on February 5th.

The record seven-time African champions will play the final on Sunday after beating Burkina Faso 4-3 on penalties thanks to Essam El-Hadary’s saves.

“I’m overjoyed for winning this tough game. We lost the match physically and dominated the game,” The Argentinian coach said after the match.

“Most often I am not lucky when it comes to final matches, but I feel optimistic for the coming final with Egypt,” he added.

Cuper concluded by speaking about his match decisions assuring that he has no regrets. “Any choice I make is based on research and studying. I do not regret any decisions made.”


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