Enyimba striker, Victor Mbaoma has said emphatically that his side will not come back to the country empty-handed in the expected fierce clash against the Algerian giants, Entente Sportive Setifienne (ES Setif).
The nation’s campaigners are guests of the North African side in Sunday’s CAF Confederation Cup Group A matchday 4 clash at the 25,000 seats 8 May 1954 Stadium in Setif, Algeria.
In the first matchup between both sides on Sunday, April 04 at the Enyimba International Stadium, Aba the Nigerian representatives earned a well-deserved 2-1 win against the Algerian flag-bearers.
Mbaoma said though his side have kept 100% home record in the group’s campaign so far they need away point(s) to smoothen and soften qualification from the tough group.
“Yes, we are very positive ahead of the clash against ES Setif, we are sure to get something positive from the match.
“In fact, we are not coming back to the country empty-handed not now we have been told that it will be difficult for us to qualify from the group if we did not pick point(s) on the road.
“The group is tight and open so we must try to do something differently this time around to get points or point in the match.
“Our home record is okay but we must do matter than that on the road in other to make qualification easier,” said the former Akwa United marksman to frontpixs.com.
The lanky goal poacher said they will try their hands on containing the opponents aimed at undoing their potency.
“We are doing nothing extraordinary but work on slowing them down, they are very good side, they are quick and fast, we just have to contain them from unleashing any harm on us.
“Of course, scoring goal is my job and by the special grace of God I will score in Algeria but the key is victory for the team,” said the former Remo Stars goal king.
The two-time African champions lead the four-team Group A log on six points one ahead closest challengers, Orlando Pirates of South Africa. The top two teams will proceed to the knockout stage of Africa’s second tier inter-club competition at the completion of the group matches.
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