El-Badry targets group stages of CAF Champions League

Mahmoud Mohamed, Wednesday 16 Mar 2011

El-Merreikh's new Egyptian manager,El-Badry, hopes to successfully navigate his Sudanese side in their debut CAF Champions League

(Photo: Reuters)

Former Ahly player and manager Hossam El-Badry is eager to bring success to his new club, Al-Merreikh, in the Sudanese League and CAF Champions League

El-Badry took the managing position of Sudanese side Al-Marreikh in December 2010 after resigning as the manager of Egyptian club, Ahly.

Under El-Badry management’s, Al-Merreikh shot up the Sudanese league table after receiving 9 points from their first three matches.

Al-Merrikh will make their African debut on 19 March against Angolan side Desportivo Interclube at The CAF Champions League.

“We are aiming to reach the groups stage of the CAF Champions League and this match is important step to achieve our target,” Hossam El-Badry said in an interview with Caf Online on Wednesday.

“The team is ready to face the Angolan side although the Sudanese League has just kicked off, but I will not reveal everything about my preparations for this game.” El-Badry added.

The 51-year old coach revealed that he is preparing for the African Champions League game by focusing on local league matches and holding a training camp in Sudan.

“All our preparations for the coming encounter are the three games that we played in the Sudanese league and we will set up a camp in Sudan” Hossam El-Badry revealed.

“We know more about the Angolan opponents and we will try make use of their weakness points through their matches in the Angolan Premier League” Al-Merreikh Egyptian coach concluded his interview with Caf Online.

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