23 February 2013

Egypt/Congo-Kinshasa: Ahly Players - We Respect Leopard, but We Want to Win

Photo: CAF
Egypt's Al Ahly players celebrating their win.

Before the 2013 Orange CAF Super Cup that involves Egypt's Al Ahly and Congo's Leopards, Al Ahly players talked to Cafonline.com about how they see this crucial game.

Dominique da Silva (Ahly striker)

"The supporters' presence will be a big motivation for us. We want to have a good game that suits Ahly's name in the continent and globally. We missed our supporters hugely in the past games and I believe they will be the password for this title. Leopards is a good team and we should never inderrate them as they won the Confederation Cup".

Ahmed Abdel Zaher (Ahly striker)

"I wish we could win the Super Cup, as this could be my first title with the team. I hope luck will be on my side and I can score a vital goal in my first continental game with Al Ahly. I can't wait to see Ahly supporters in the stadium".

Wael Gomaa (Ahly captain)

"This is going to be a very tough game. We'll face the CAF Confederation Cup champions and this is a very important tournament, they must be a big team to win that. The supporters won't be a pressure; on the contrary, they're a motive. I'm sure we'll do our best to win this title".

Mohamed Barakat (Ahly playmaker)

"We respect our opponents much and know they are a very good tea, but we'll do our best to win this. I believe we can do that as we have some very good and talented players".

Hossam Ashour (Ahly midfielder)

"Our main focus is the Super Cup. This title will be a very good one in our history books. We don't know much on Leopards but we definitely respect the,. We want to win and dedicate the title to our amazing fans".

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