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Ulinzi coach: We are not Barcelona to overturn 4-0 defeat against Smouha


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Ulinzi Stars coach Benjamin Nyangweso discussed his side’s chances of reaching the next stage of the after their heavy defeat against Smouha. 

The Kenyan side suffered a 4-0 defeat in the first leg of the round of 32 in the CAF Confederation Cup against Egyptian side Smouha on Friday.

Nyangweso believes it will be difficult to overturn the first leg defeat, admitting that his side’s hopes of reaching the round of 16 were dealt a huge blow.

“We are not Barcelona to overturn the 4-0 loss,” Nyangweso said in a televised interview, in reference to Barcelona’s match against PSG.

The Spanish giants reached the quarter-finals of the Champions League after overturning a 4-0 first-leg defeat by beating PSG 6-1 at home on Wednesday to seal a 6-5 aggregate victory.

“The second leg will be very difficult, but we will try to have a good game,” Nyangweso added.

The second leg will take place in on Thursday.

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