* CAF Champions League, Omdurman Stadium
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Former Mighty Blackpool defender, David Simbo is excited about the prospect of facing Malawian side in the African Champions League round of 32 next weekend, but maintained he expects a tough contest Al Hilal hosting Big Bullets. (Photo: Simbo trains with team-mate Boubacar Kébé ahead of this weekend tie hosting Al-Ahli Wad Madani)
Big Bullet won the Zambezi Cup defeating Zimbabwe’s defending champions CAPS United 2-1 in today’s final at the Kamuzu stadium, Blantyre.
The victory means they walk away with three million kwacha (US$7,000) while the losing team will get one million Kwacha (US$2,300).
But the Sierra Leone defender is unfazed by Bullets latest success.
He said, “Congratulation to them, but playing against us is a complete different game and I believe we are capable, having the experience in our previous campaign in this competition. But in football you most respect all teams and prepares yourself,”
“I am sure with the kind of players we have, our determination and experience will see us through and take them out,” Simbo told footballsierraleone.net
The Sudanese giant host Big Bullets, looking to take full advantage over the Malawian champions.
However, after Al Hilal’s 1-0 defeat to KMKM away in the first round second leg in the CAF Champions League, Simbo warned his teammates that Big Bullets is capable of upsetting any team in the competition.
“The Bullets first leg tie is a massive encounter. It is important we win with a good margin and we must show hunger and fighting spirit.
“We will certainly be up for it, without any complacency.”
Meanwhile, In the Sudanese Premier League, Al Hilal defeated Al-Mergheni 3-1 to go top securing 15 points from seven matches.
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5 Mar 2015 21:40