KCCA’s Mutebi says he will go out to pick a good result in Tunisia

Kenneth Kazibwe

Kenneth Kazibwe

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Ugandan representatives KCCA FC coach Mike Mutebi has said his team will be looking for a “good result” when they play against Tunisian giants Esperance in the CAF Champions League on Tuesday.

“We want to get a good result and you cannot do that without attacking,”Mutebi said during the pre-match press conference on Monday.

“We are going to attack and also try to play and exciting game.”

Mutebi however noted all this will not be a simple task but implored his players to put up an extraordinary performance that would see them go past their hosts.

“We must be brave to go there and play well .We should not go there to park the bus and over respect the opponent.”

According to Mutebi, his boys believe they have the capacity to put up a spirited fight against two time champions of Africa’s most coveted club tournament.

Esperance have won the continent’s most prestigious club tournament twice, the latest being 2011 and have been runners up for four times, the latest being 2010.

However, according to Mutebi, the win against Al Ahly at home in May in Kampala in their previous game is a big boost to their campaign and will be as they face Esperance on Tuesday.

“After picking a wonderful result against Al Ahly the biggest club in African football and playing well, it gives us confidence to come here and play against another club from Magreb,”Mutebi noted.

Having won their home encounters against previous clubs from North Africa in the tournament, Mutebi thinks this is time to rethink their strategy and start winning away from home against the same sides that have proved dangerous at their own home grounds.

“We are not concerned. We have come here to pick a good result.”

Shot stopper Charles Lukwago, who had a decent game against Al Ahly including saving a penalty resounded the call by his coach of picking a positive result from Tunisia.

“The absolute objective is getting out of the group and we can do that by getting a positive result,”Lukwago told journalists.

Esperance are at the top of group A with four points whereas KCCA are second, a point below the leaders but with an inferior goal difference.

Al Ahly are at the bottom of the table with one point after two games in this year’s CAF Champions League.


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