Captain Muguna and Head Coach Polack Press Conference Titbits ahead of Sunday’s 2nd leg match against USM Algier.
About the opponents: USM Algier is a good team with quality players. We are also a good team. So it will be a battle of two quality teams.
About the mood of the team: Everyone is positive. The mood has been okay despite the financial challenges. The training sessions have been productive.
About CAF CL group stage: The team is hungry for the CL group stages. We want to improve on our CAF CC performance of last season.
Message to the fans: Our fans should fill the stadium. It will be awesome if there isn’t even one empty seat. We need their support.
Head Coach’s Remarks:
About players available: The same 16 players that traveled to Algeria.
About the training sessions: Training has been good and the players are adapting well to the new tactics.
About the 1st leg result: Has analyzed the game and has picked some vital lessons. They will go through it tomorrow as a team.
On fans blaming David Mapigano for the goals conceded in Algeria: The keeper wasn’t to blame for the loss in Algeria. We win as a team, draw as a team and lose as a team. No player should be targeted. People have a right to their own opinion though.
About the team’s target on Sunday: We target at minimum a clean sheet and 3 goals
On the team’s mood: Players are mentally strong and are ready for the game despite the financial situation.
Message to the supporters: Supporters should fill the stadium and be behind the team for the entire 90 minutes.