MUKWIMA CHILALA writes
SENSATIONAL Zanaco FC head coach, Mumamba Numba believes his team have been handed a fair draw in the CAF Confederation Cup Play-Offs.
According to CAF draws that were made last week on Wednesday, Zanaco have been drawn against Cano Sport of Equatorial Guinea in the pre-group stage.
But Numba was quoted by the club website saying there were no easy draws in the CAF Competitions and that his side will have to fight in order to go through to the next stage.
The Zanaco tutor said that all games in CAF were difficult and that what was making it worse was the fact his team knew very little of their opponents.
“It is a fair draw, all we need is to get down to work and plan for the challenge ahead of us because we are playing the team we know nothing about,’’
The pre-group stage draw was conducted on Wednesday evening in Cairo.
Numba said that Zanaco would come up with a strategy that would enable the team collect maximum points by getting a victory.” .
He also said that his team’s chances of progressing to the group stage were 50/50 and sets group stage as his primary target.
“Our chances are 50-50, we just have to work hard so that we can achieve our primary objective of getting to the group stage,
“For now what is important is to get to the group stage, after we get there we shall give ourselves another target,” He added
Zanaco will be away in the first leg to Cano in Malabo on October 27, with the second leg set for November 3, in Lusaka.