Dreams FC gear up for penalty showdown against Zamalek in Confederation Cup

Ahram Online , Friday 26 Apr 2024

Ghana's Dreams FC coach, Karim Zito, announced on Friday that he is diligently preparing his players for a potential penalty shootout against Zamalek in the second leg of the CAF Confederation Cup semi-final, scheduled for Sunday.

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Egypt's Zamalek vs. Ghana's Dreams FC. Zamalek official X account.

 

The first leg match concluded with a goalless draw between the two teams in Cairo last week, and the upcoming second leg will take place in Kumasi, ultimately determining the team that will qualify for the final.

"We ended with penalty shootouts, and out of the twenty-four (24) players, only three (3) of them could not score, so we are ready if it comes down to penalties," Zito stated during an interview with Kumasi-based Akoma FM.

He further added, "Let me say that we are hoping to secure qualification in regulation time on Sunday."

During the first leg game in Cairo, Zamalek missed several clear goal-scoring opportunities, leaving them with no alternative but to avoid a loss in Ghana in order to advance to the final of the competition.

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