Thursday 06 February 2020
Books – Muhammad Hammam:
Mouin Chaabani, coach of the Tunisian Esperance team, talked about the Zamalek match in the African Super Cup, next to the CAF Champions League site.
The coach of Esperance said in remarks on the Tunisian “Radio Mosaique” that reaching the quarter-finals of the African Champions League is not an achievement.
He continued: “The real achievement is to reach the final of the competition.”
And Esperance managed to achieve the CAF Champions League titles in the last two copies, at the expense of Al-Ahly and Moroccos Wydad Casablanca.
Al-Shaabani talked about his rival Zamalek, saying: “Zamalek is a great team and the African champion five times, the level of the teams qualified to the quarter-finals is close.”
The Esperance coach warned its players before the Zamalek match in Super, noting that its players should learn from the Moroccan Raja Casablanca last season.
Al-Shaabani called on his players to obtain the title of super absent from the club’s treasures since 1994.
And Esperance lost the African Super Cup last version at the hands of Raja Casablanca (2-1) in a meeting held in the Qatari capital, “Doha”.
Esperance is scheduled to face its Zamalek counterpart on the 14th of this month within the African Super in a meeting to be held in Doha.
The African Champions League quarter-finals draw resulted in Esperance in front of Zamalek, where the first leg will be held in Cairo, with the return leg to be played on the “Olympic” stadium, Rades.