Lobi Stars supervisor, Solomon Ogbeide stated his group would work laborious to qualifier for the quarter lasts of this season CAF Champions League inspite of their underdogs tag.
The Satisfaction of Benue had been drawn in Group A together with Ivory Coast’s ASEC Mimosas , Moroccan giants Wydad Casablanca and South African aspect Mamelodi Sundowns which many believes Is the hardest group.
Ogbeide stated the draw is sweet for his group if they really belong to the CAF Champions League class.
He stated , “ It’s a good draw for us as a result of if we’ve to be champions we’ve to fulfill champions . It solely tells us that we’ve to arrange effectively for the matches as a result of they’re shut and might be robust. We have now not been anticipating something much less as a result of no group at this stage of the competitors is a pushover .“
The veteran coach added that with sufficient preparation the group will excel and it doesn’t matter many refers to them as underdogs.
“We just like the underdog tag that we’ve within the group and I believe it’s going to work effectively for us – it comes with no pressure .I solely imagine that Nigerians ought to help Lobi as a result of they’re representing the entire nation within the competitors at this stage and never solely the membership.
“We have now begun preparations for the primary match as we’ve began tenting in Ijebu Ode forward of the go to of the South Africans . It’s a closed tenting and we are going to work laborious on correcting the errors we’ve noticed in our earlier matches to make sure that we’re in good condition for the following set of matches.”
Lobi Stars will journey to South Africa on January 11 2019 for the primary Group recreation of the competitors.