Al-Hilal head coach Al-Zaafouri has praised his team after beating Ghana’s Asante Kotoko 1-0 in the ongoing Caf Confederation Cup on Sunday.
The Ghanaian giants tasted their first defeat in the 2018/2019 Caf Confederation Cup after suffering 1-0 loss to Sudanese side Al Hilal at the Omdurman Stadium- Khartoum courtesy Waleed Bakhet Hamid’s first half strike.
Speaking at a post-match conference, Al-Zaafouri said “In front of Asante Kotoko, we have achieved the most important team stage matches, especially when you play in your home and in the middle of your team. We have broken a long fast for the Al Hilal team during the group stage.”
”This is a good start for us. These are the fruits of a great effort for the Crescent Council under the leadership of Dr. Ashraf Cardinal, despite his presence outside Sudan, had continuing contact with the technical framework and follow-up of the team’s preparation.
“We will see the bar of the game ZESCO and Nakana with the players to find out the strengths and weaknesses of the competitors, and we will make sure to correct our mistakes in the match against Kotoko to appear better and achieve more Positive results.” he added.