Musimani after the draw with the National Guard: We faced difficult circumstances that I will not talk about


Pitso Mosimane, coach of the first team at Al-Ahly club, refused to reveal the difficult circumstances that affected the Red Genie in his match against the National Guard, in the African Champions League.

Al-Ahly was satisfied with a 1-1 draw against its host, the National Guard, in the match that took place at General Seni Quinci Stadium in the capital, Niamey, in the first leg of the 32nd round of the African Champions League.

In his statements to the press conference after the end of the match, Musimani confirmed that he was not satisfied with the outcome of the match, noting that the team closed the match file to focus on the return meeting in Cairo..

“I was hoping for a better result, but in the end we will deal with the result of today’s match,” the South African coach said in official statements., before adding:We managed to score an early goal, but conceded a goal at the end of the game.”

He added, “The team was exposed to difficult circumstances and factors beyond its control in today’s match, but I will not talk about them and my focus will be on positive things only.“.

Al-Ahly will face the National Guard team next Saturday evening at Al-Ahly Wei Al-Salam Stadium, in the second leg of the 32nd round of the Champions League, where the red genie needs to win any result or a negative tie to qualify for the group stage.

Al-Ahly holds the title of the last two editions of the African Champions League, where it won the ninth championship title in its history at the expense of Zamalek in November 2020, and the tenth at the expense of Kaizer Chiefs in July this year.


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