Enugu Rangers midfielder Aguda Godwin believes that his side can beat Zamalek in the CAF Champions League, saying that it’s possible to avoid defeat in Egypt.
The Nigerian champions will travel to Egypt to face the 2016 Champions League runners-up on March 10 before hosting the Whites a week later.
The Flying Antelopes qualified to the round of 32 by the away goals rule after drawing 1-1 against Algeria’s JS Saoura away from home, then drawing 0-0 in Nigeria.
“I do not believe Zamalek will be too strong for us. We will go to Egypt looking to at least get a draw as that will give us something to build on ahead of the return leg in Enugu,” Aguda enthused in an interview with Supersport.
“We believe in ourselves and know it is possible to avoid defeat in Egypt,” he added.
The Nigerian Champions are currently 16th in the league with 12 points from 10 matches, and will hope to find their form against Zamalek.
It’s worth mentioning that this is Enugu Rangers’ 10th Champions League appearance as their last one came in 2013, and they never won the trophy before despite reaching the final in 1975, when they lost the title to Guinea’s Hafia FC.