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CAF Confederation Cup: Kwara United Top scorer, Wasiu Jimoh upbeat against RS Berkane

CAF Confederation Cup: Kwara United Top scorer, Wasiu Jimoh upbeat against RS Berkane


The in-form Striker of Kwara United, Wasiu Jimoh has reitrated the commitment of the team to reach the group stage of the CAF Confederation Cup.

Recall that the Harmony Boys had to come from a goal down to get a 3-1 victory against RS Berkane in Lagos last weekend in the first leg of their second round of the CAF Confederation Cup.

The former Plateau United forward who has now scored three goals in his last three games alluded their comeback against the Morrocan side to determination and hard work.

While noting the never die spirit as the driving force behind his impressive form, he added that the goals has further pushed him to do more for his team.

“The goals mean a lot to me and it has further pushed me to keep doing my best all the time. We are going to take the second leg like a final and do our best in order to achieve victory”

“We are aware of the antics and the likely intimidation that may come along with it from the North African teams. We have worked towards it and i believe we will overcome them”.

The former Shooting Stars Striker talked down his personal target, saying that his achievement so far has come through the effort of the whole team and not by his best alone.

“Playing the match in the night is not going to affect us. Most of us has played night games in one way or the other so I tink it an opportunity for us to play under a cool weather”

“I just want to be a team player and set the target of getting to group stage with my team because it’s a collective efforts and not that of one person” he concluded.

The victory recorded in the first leg leaves Kwara United with an advantage going into the second leg of the game billed for Berkane in Morroco on Saturday. The match will kick off 8pm Nigeria time.

Kwara United left Nigeria on Wednesday via Muritala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos. The team hopes to acclimatize with the weather of the North Africa Country ahead of their game.

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