The former Nigeria star Emmanuel Amunike, who has managed Tanzania since last August, has some fine attacking talent to pick from in the Taifa Stars' first finals appearance since 1980. Mbwana Samatta, the brilliant Genk striker who scored 23 goals in the Belgian league last season, leads the line and a good showing in Egypt could finally convince one of the many Premier League clubs who are circling. Having a centre-forward in this kind of form could help Tanzania spring a surprise.

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