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Enyimba’s Goalkeeper: We hope to start the competition by winning


’s Goalkeeper Theophilus Afelokhai has expressed that he hopes his team starts their campaign with a win.

Enyimba is set to kickoff their Champions league Group B campaign by hosting Egypt’s Giant Zamalek on Saturday at the Adokiye Amasiemaka Stadium.

Afelokhai has made it clear that his team aims to start their Champions League campaign with a win against the White Knights.

“We hope to start the competition by winning, but we also understand that our opponents are a good team,” he told

The 28-year-old stated that they are ready to face the confident and experienced Zamalek side.

“They have won the competition several times and they will be coming with a lot of confidence and experience and we must be ready for that,” he continued.

Afelokhai predicted that it will be tight encounter when they face the five-times African Champions Zamalek.

“I think it will be tight, because we are also former champions of the competition and they will have that at the back of their minds too,” he concluded.

The Nigerian Champions lies in Group B along with Zamalek, ES Setif and Mamelodi Sundowns FC.

Mohammed Salama is a 20-year-old who fell in love with football since Egypt's AFCON final match against Ivory Coast! Strangely enough an Al Ahly and Al Masry fan locally. In addition, he's a hardcore Bayern Munich supporter.

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