We deserved the title: Zamalek coach

Ahram Online , Sunday 19 May 2024

Zamalek's manager, Jose Gomes, expressed his belief that his team deserved the Confederation Cup title following their victory over RS Berkane.

Jose Gomes
Zamalek s manager Jose Gomes. (Photo: Al-Ahram)


He highlighted the crucial role played by the club's fans with their strong presence and unwavering support.

Zamalek secured their second Confederation Cup title by defeating RS Berkane 1-0 in the second leg of the final at Cairo Stadium on Sunday.

Despite losing the first leg 1-0, Zamalek claimed the title on the away goal rule, with the aggregate score standing at 2-2.

Speaking to BeIN Sports after the game, Gomes stated, "We deserved the win. We worked hard to achieve our mission. I thank the players and fans for their efforts during the game."

Gomes acknowledged the team's strong start in Cairo as a pivotal factor in their success, providing the players with confidence throughout the match.

"We made a poor start in Morocco, but in Cairo, we made a good start which gave the players confidence during the game."

The Portuguese coach emphasized the team's mental preparation and their ability to overcome a challenging opponent. 

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