Ahead of Sunday’s CAF Confederation Cup opener between Hassania Agadir and Nigeria Champions Enyimba, star players Victor Mbaoma and Cyril Olisema have promised to make their fans proud.
The in form duo who spoke to DiegwuSports from departure wing of the Murtala Mohamed International Airport were confident that the People’s Elephant can get a positive result in Morocco on Sunday.
Striker Cyril Olisema told DiegwuSports that the squad is mentally ready for the group stages of the CAF Confederations Cup.
“We are ready for the group stages. We will approach the match with confidence. Yes we know the atmosphere will be hostile but our coaches have syched us up and we are ready.
“I am confident we are going to get a result on Sunday that will make our fans proud.” Olisema told DiegwuSports
As for Victor Mbaoma he believes that the long qualifying stages to the group stages has helped boost the experience of his teammates ahead of the group stages.
Mbaoma believes the team will get better as the tournament goes on.
“I think we gather a lot of experiences during the qualifiers, we travelled to some tough countries and that helped us toughen up. I am sure we will do well in the group stages of the tournament.
“As for Sunday’s match we are going into it to get a result. I know many people think we will not get something out of the match but we believe in ourselves and we will do everything to make our fans proud.”
Enyimba departed Nigeria in the early hours of Friday and will make a stop over at Cassablanca before connecting to Agadir. Enyimba are also expected to have a close door training session at the
Stade Al Inbiaâte, Agadir on Saturday evening before the match on Sunday.
The highly anticipated match between Hassania Agadir and Enyimba will kickoof at 20:00hrs Nigeria time.
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