Bayelsa United arrive Tunisia for second-leg CAF cup tie, as players promise victory

Sfax—The Bayelsa United team has arrived Sfax, Tunisia, ahead of their second-leg tie of the second preliminary round of the CAF Confederation cup against CS Sfaxien, tomorrow.

Bayelsa United will be going into the match with a one-nil aggregate scoreline after beating their Tunisian opponent with an unreplied goal at the Samson Siasia Stadium, last week Saturday.

The aggregate winners of the tie will automatically qualify for the group stages of the CAF Confederation Cup while the losers would be eliminated.

Okardi Inekurogha, Bayelsa United forward, in a chat with said the fans and Bayelsans should expect the team to qualify for the group stages of the cup.

He said that “the team is in high spirit and we want to assure our fans and in general Bayelsans that we will give everything in the match to make sure we qualify to the group stages of the cup.”

Similarly, Okardi’s strike partner, Emo James told over a phone chat that the players are ready to give their all to win the game.

According to him, the fans should expect a victory from the team as they are prepared to make it a difficult game for their opponent.

According to James, “What I want to say is that fans should be rest assured of our victory here in Sfax, Tunisia.

“We the players are going to come out in full force. Everything we’ve got, we are going to put it into the game.

“The game is going to be a tough game, that’s for sure but we as a team are going to be a tough nut to crack for our opponents. To our fans expect victory.”

The game which will kick off at 6pm tomorrow will be played at the 14,000 capacity, multi-purpose Stade Taieb Mhiri Stadium in Sfax.

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