Enyimba FC head coach, Fatai Osho, is relishing the prospect of going through North Africa facet FC Pyramids within the quarter-final of the CAF Confederation Cup later this month.
The 2-time African champions had been Friday drawn in opposition to the Egyptians, runners-up on the final version.
The Folks’s Elephant aren’t any strangers to North African oppositions and this season have already entertained ES Setif and Ahly Benghazi within the earlier spherical of the competitors.
Whereas reacting to the fixture, Osho mentioned the Egyptians weren’t pushovers, forward of their first conflict Could 16.
“As on the time we certified we knew the staff may solely be drawn in opposition to Pyramids, Coton Sport, and Sfaxien,” Osho was quoted as saying on the membership’s web site.
“We received Pyramids, finalists within the final version, they’re no pushovers in African soccer, they’ve what it takes to compete very effectively. However now we have our goal too and regardless of the opposition we come up in opposition to, we wish to fancy our probabilities to qualify.
“A number of commendation has to go to the gamers, I spoke to them this (Saturday) morning, that the journey has simply began, we’re within the quarter-finals and Enyimba are a family identify in Africa.”
No Nigerian facet has gained the Confederation Cup and Enyimba shall be chasing their maiden title within the competitors, after exiting the competitors within the quarter-final stage final season.
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