Sudanese side Al-Hilal are looking for a win to confirm a semi-final place when they host Ahly Shandy on Friday in Omdurman in match day 5 in the Orange CAF Confederation Cup. The home side coach Diego Garzitto told Cafonline.com that they have to be on guard against Shandy who still habour semi-final intentions themselves.
What is your strategy for the remaining two matches, starting from Friday's match against Al-Ahly Shandy?
Friday's game against Al-Ahly Shendy is the most important. There are three points at our home, we must not waste. There is little change in the team's performance in the Sudan Super League, as we tried to alter the player in the starting list. Against Ahly Shandy, the best 11 will play the game, and we will have excellent bench.
What sort of game do expect against shandy?
We are taking all our matches seriously and want to win so we expect Friday's match to be a difficult one because Al-Ahly Shandy still have a chance to continue in the competition should they win. We have to be wary of Al-Ahly Shandy.
What do you want from your players on Friday?
I ask them to be very serious from the beginning to the end. Even if we make changes to the team and some positional alterations it will be to the benefit of the team
What sort of match are you expecting from Shandy?
Al-Ahly Shandy is not small team, they have talented players such as the captain Razak Yakubu and utility Faris Abdullah. They do everything to attack us, and when they do so we must concentrate and defend well . They will be after victory but so will we and that should produce a tough encounter.
What is the news from your medical team; do you have all your players available to play?
We have missed most recently the services from of the our two main strikers, the Zimbabwean Edward Sadomba and the Senegalese Ibrahima Sane due to injuries. I expect Careca will be back to his best and hopefully the two afore-mentioned will be available to play. What result will make you happy?
A 1-0 win will do just fine.