Township Rollers' coach expects Egypt's Ahly to join Tunisian Esperance in CAF CL last eight
After losing 1-0 to Egypt's Ahly in the CAF Champions League group stage fourth round, Township Rollers' Serbian coach Nikola Kavazovic revealed that he expects the Red Devils will qualify for the tournament's quarterfinals alongside Tunisian side Esperance.
"I congratulate Tunisian Esperance for reaching the CAF Champions League quarterfinals and I expect Ahly to qualify also from the group," Nikola Kavazovic told the post-game press conference.
Ahly claimed a late 1-0 victory against Botswana's Township Rollers in the Group A game of the African Champions League, putting the Red Devils on the brink of qualify for the last eight Saturday.
Ahly recorded two straight wins under new coach Patrice Carteron, crushing Township 3-0 at home before beating them again on the road.
"We played a good game against Ahly, who prepared well for the match and didn't make any mistakes," the Serbian coach added.
The Cairo giants are second in the group with seven points, three behind leaders Esperance of Tunisia who have ensured their progress to the knockout stage. Uganda's Kampala City and Township have three points each with two matches remaining.
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