The People’s Elephant boss feels that his side can still progress to the last four despite being held to a draw in the first leg
Coach Usman Abdallah has stressed that Enyimba still have every chance of reaching the semi-final of the Caf Confederation Cup at the expense of Rayon Sports.
The two-time African champions finished as Group C winners and were paired alongside the Rwandans who finished as Group D runners-up at the expense of Gor Mahia.
FT: Rayon 0-0 Enyimba. We do the job in Kigali. Tough game, clean sheet. Now for the return leg. pic.twitter.com/o3AtF1zw4H
— Enyimba FC (@EnyimbaFC) September 16, 2018
The first leg clash at the Regional Nyamirambo, Kigali ended in a 0-0 draw, but the tactician insisted things could have been even worse for the Elephant.
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“We gave it our best in the first-leg, otherwise, the result could have been worse,” Abdallah was quoted by Rwanda’s New Times.
“I would say we have advantage since we are hosting the decider but we can’t afford to underrate Rayon Sports, we have seen what they are capable of.”
The second leg holds at the Enyimba International Stadium, Aba on September 18