Medeama SC will lock horns with Nigerian side Remo Stars FC on Sunday August, 20, 2023 in the first leg tie of the preliminary round of the TotalEnergies CAF Champions League match.
The Mauves and Yellow outfit will host Remo Stars in the first-leg at the Cape Coast Stadium before a reverse leg in Remoland a week later.
Ahead of the encounter, gaffer of Medeama SC has been answering wide range of questions from the local media.
“As I speak five weeks so far, we’ve had six competition games and looking comfortable with my set-up. We are prepared for the upcoming game on Sunday. Talking of injury situation, there are some minor knocks, but 99% of my squad are ready for Sunday’s encounter.
“It’s all about your game plan looking at your opponents. Looking at the opponent, they will come and sit back and come on a counter. I want to go all out. Medeama want to go all out. We’ve got to steal the show at the expense of the Nigerians who also share the same ambition of qualifying to the next round. So, believe me, you will see Medeama on Sunday! We are going all out so that the second leg will be a mere formality”
He however, insist there is no pressure going into the encounter though he is playing away from home.
“No! There is no pressure on me or my team. Hearts is different from Medeama, Medeama is different from Kotoko. Set your objectives right, prepare your team well. Make sure you know your opponents. It’s a matter of making sure you qualify to the next round.
“Playing away from home or home from away is not important. I what I need and want is to see my team qualify and I am ever prepared to see Medeama sailing through to the next stage of the competition.
“One at a time! We are looking at Sunday’s game and we’ll strategise for the return leg”.
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