Jamal Sellami confident ahead of Zamalek tie

Raja Casablanca head coach, Jamal Sellami is confident that his side will beat Zamalek in the second leg of the CAF Champions League semi-finals.

The Champions League clash between Zamalek and Raja Casablanca will finally be played on Wednesday November 4th at the Cairo International Stadium.

The Whites came out victorious in the first leg thanks to an Achraf Bencharki header but had to wait almost three weeks to play the second leg.

According to Jamal Sellami, the Moroccan powerhouse can complete this achievement.

“The game will be difficult, I’m very aware that our opponents are one of the best teams in Africa and managed to win many trophies lately,” Sellami was quoted saying.

“We will score against Zamalek in Cairo, not only that but we will be beat them as well.”

“I promise the fans that we will play a historic game and return from Cairo having secured a spot in the final,” he added.

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The game finally on

Raja and Zamalek game was postponed twice, the first time was due to the discovery of 16 cases among the Raja squad.

The encounter was then set to take place on November 1st but at the request of Egyptian authorities it was moved once again.

Raja will enter the game with a lot of confidence after a very successful domestic season where they were crowned league champions.

They will hope to bring this momentum against Zamalek and reach their first Champions League final in 18 years.

Zamalek have suffered a huge blow ahead of the highly-awaited encounter after Youssef Obama suffered a knee injury, sidelining him.

Obama played a major part in their successful 2019-2020 season, making 13 direct goal contributions.

He helped them lift the CAF Super Cup and the Egyptian Super Cup along the way.

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Herman Nnyanzi 'The Analyst' is a Ugandan multimedia sports journalist who started his career in 2017. He has a genuine strong love for sports and expertise, especially football. Contact me on +256704472629 or +256786403603

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