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Zamalek’s Omotoyossi targets 2014 world cup

Zamalek striker Razak Omotoyossi is hopeful Benin can reach their first ever World Cup

Tarek Hefny, Friday 8 Jun 2012
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After Benin’s 1-0 victory over Mali in their 2014 World Cup qualifier opener in Cotonou, the Squirrels’ only scorer Razak Omotoyossi expressed confidence in his team’s chances to qualify for the first time in the prestigious competition ahead of Rwanda clash.

"We beat them 3-0 in Rwanda in 2009 but so much has changed between then and now", Omotoyossi told BBC Sport. "The most important thing is to play every game with a great determination to win and not to draw, and it starts with this one. No one gave Togo or Angola any chance of making it to the 2006 World Cup, so why not Benin in 2014? I know it's too early to start dreaming but you don't achieve anything without working hard and showing a determination to succeed - so I think we are on the right path now", the 23 year old added.

Benin will be playing Rwanda in Kigali next Sunday hoping to come home with three extra points that would put them on top of Group H.

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