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The Msimbazi giants say they are taking one step at a time as they set the goal of crowning themselves African champions
Simba SC management has stated that despite their victory over Al Ahly in the Caf Champions League, the group stage journey continues until they reach the knockout stage and eventually reach their goal of winning the trophy.
The Msimbazi giants stunned the African champions with a 1-0 victory in their Group A match at the Benjamin Mkapa Stadium on Tuesday.
Mozambican winger Luis Miquissone scored the only goal to surprise the Egyptian Red Devils in the 31st minute after beating goalkeeper Mohamed El Shenawy from outside the area.
The team’s management, through its executive director, Bárbara González, has stated that they will not tire of supporting the team in any way possible until they are crowned African champions.
“Congratulations to all the players as well as to the technical bench for the good work they have done today. [Tuesday]”Gonzalez said Aim After the match.
“Keep flying the flag of our country well, young people, let’s develop our solidarity to achieve our goal of becoming African champions and we will soon achieve our goal.”
González continued: “We are happy to have the victory against the best team in Africa, and now we are at the top of the table, little by little we are moving in the right direction, we want to qualify from the group and now we have four games to play. we will make sure we win all our home games. “
Meanwhile, Ugandan player Taddeo Lwanga has praised the team’s fighting spirit and determination for the vital victory over the Egyptians.
Lwanga was one of the players who controlled Simba’s midfield and believes that his main tactic of playing hard and ensuring that Al Ahly did not get a chance to play his style of football helped them emerge as winners.
“They [Al Ahly] they are a good team in attack, we respect them off the pitch but inside they are 11 against 11 players, and today [Tuesday] all the players were good and we finally won, ”said Lwanga. Aim After the match.
Simba now leads the group with a maximum of six points, while Al Ahly is second with three points, the same as the AS Vita Club of the Democratic Republic of the Congo that beat Al Merrikh of Sudan 4-1 in the other match of the Tuesday.