The fate of the second round in the Yenagoa team will be decided in one match, and it delighted the heart of their key player
John Shaibu reveals that Bayelsa United’s quest to reach the second round of the Caf Confederation Cup 2021-22 ‘now looks easier’, as their preliminary round against Ashanti Golden Boys will be decided by one leg.
The meeting against the runners-up of Guinea Cup National in 2021 will not go as planned, due to the background of a reported coup attempt in Guinea.
For the former goalkeeper of Sunshine Stars and Abia Warriors, the verdict of the Confederation of African Football is a big boost for the men of Depreye Tebowe.
Nevertheless, he claims that his team will not approach the potential cracker with children’s gloves.
“Bayelsa United received this news with great joy yesterday and now the job looks easier,” Shaibu said Purpose.
‘We know that a victory on our own soil will get us through to the next round of the Caf Confederation Cup, and that’s a big boost for us.
“Even after this, we will approach the game like a hungry tiger, because our opponents will come to get a result.
Caf has issued a statement on their website The statement that all matches involving Guinean teams are decided from home according to the rules of the Caf interclub competition.
‘After monitoring the political and security situation in Guinea and careful consideration, the Caf Inter-Club Committee has decided that all three matches involving Guinean clubs in the pre-match will be played in a single leg in the opponent’s field. article 2.1 of the Caf Inter-Club Regulations, ”it reads.
The Nigerian National League team won the Aiteo Cup in 2021 after defeating NPFL team Nasarawa United in a penalty shootout after a 2-2 draw. They are the representatives of Nigeria along with the two-time African kings Enyimba.
Match 5/6 (TotalEnergies CC 2021/22): Diambars FC (SEN) vs Wakriya AC (GUI): 12 September 2021 (17h00 GMT), Lat-Dior Stadium, Senegal
Match 7/8 (TotalEnergies CC 2021/22): Anglogold (GUI) vs Bayelsa United FC (NGR): 19 September 2021 (15h00 GMT), Samson Siasia Sports Stadium
Match 1/2 (TotalEnergies CL 2021/22): CI Kamsar (GUI) vs Accra Hearts of Oak (GHA): 19 September 2021 (16h00 GMT), Accra Sports Stadium