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The Ghanaian midfielder says he is willing to go as far as possible in the competition after overcoming the first hurdle
Simba SC midfielder Bernard Morrison is confident the team will go far in the Caf Champions League this season.
the Wekundu wa Msimbazi They secured their place in the next round after claiming a 1-0 aggregate win against Plateau United of Nigeria on Saturday.
Simba won the first leg in Abuja thanks to a goal from Clatous Chama and fought to a 0-0 draw against the same opponent in the second leg at Benjamin Mkapa Stadium on Saturday.
With the result, Simba has booked a date with FC Platinum Zimbabwe in the next round. Platinum reached the next round with a 4-1 aggregate victory after eliminating Mozambique’s Costa de Sol.
The Zimbabwean champions won the first leg in Maputo 2-1 before claiming a 2-0 victory in the second leg in Harare on Saturday.
Morrison, who joined Simba from rivals Young Africans (Yanga SC), has now said that the team’s main goal is to make sure they get as far as possible in the competition.
“I have seen that our fans are happy to see the team advance to the next stage and it is the same with the team, we are very happy to have made it to the first round,” Morrison was quoted as saying. Sokalabongo.
“Our main objective now is to make sure we improve and keep fighting to get as far as we can in the competition, we must redouble our efforts because this is a knockout competition and not a league, where you fight for points. “
The Ghanaian continued: “Our main objective now is to go far, I know it is possible, I don’t know how far it is, but we are determined to go as far as we can, and for now we want all the players to do it. play your role, make sure we’re in the right frame and ready to represent the team. “
Last season, Simba failed to reach the group stage after being eliminated by UD Songo of Mozambique.
The first leg of Simba vs Platinum will be played on December 22 or 23 in Zimbabwe and the return match is scheduled for the Benjamin Mkapa Stadium in Dar es Salaam on January 5 or 6, 2021.