ENPPI striker confident despite Ethiopia defeat

Mohamad Mosselhi , Monday 20 May 2013

Ahmed Raouf is confident about his team's capacity to overturn their 2-0 defeat against Ethiopian side Saint George in the Confederation Cup play-off

ENPPI's striker Ahmed Raouf (Photo: Ahram)

ENPPI striker Ahmed Raouf said on Monday that he believes his team will be able to overturn their 2-0 loss against Saint George in the Confederation Cup to advance in the continental competition.

The petroleum side suffered a 2-0 defeat to Ethiopia's Saint George in the first leg of the competition's round of 16 on Sunday.

The Egyptians will be looking to overturn the two-goal deficit when they host Saint George in the second leg in Cairo in two weeks.

"We are able to overturn our first-leg loss easily in Cairo," Raouf said in remarks quoted on Egyptian televsion.

"Defeating the Ethiopian team in Cairo is not impossible and the players are determined to achieve their mission to advance to the Confederation Cup quarterfinals," he said.

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