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Plateau Utd shifts focus to Confederation Cup



Plateau United supervisor, Kennedy Boboye has mentioned his aspect have shifted focus to the Caf Confederation Cup after exiting from the Caf Champions League by the hands of Tunisian aspect, Etoile du Sahel.

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The Jos crew pipped the north African aspect 1-Zero within the reverse fixture conflict of the Caf Champions League first spherical tie on Sunday on the aspect’s momentary floor, Sani Abacha Stadium in Kano.

The end result proved insufficient to see the Tin Metropolis aspect progress to the profitable group phases of the competitors, falling 2-Four to the Tunisian aspect in Sousse, thereby shedding out on 3-Four mixture.

The Nigerian champions have now dropped to Africa’s second tier membership competitors, the Caf Confederation Cup playoff stage.

Boboye mentioned his aspect gave the marketing campaign their perfect as first timers and inexperienced within the continent’s prime membership competitors, however felt unfortunate to not have made it to the group stage.

“Plateau United are younger crew and I assume first timers within the Caf Champions League in contrast with their opponents, Etoile du Sahel.

“They tried their finest however couldn’t progress to the group stage, I give the gamers kudos.

“Now we’re going to compete within the Confederation Cup and I do know that our experiences within the matches we performed within the Champions League will assist us vastly within the Confederation Cup”.

“Now we have shifted our focus to the Confederation Cup in addition to the league as we nonetheless wish to excel in these competitions.

“Now we have three excellent matches to play in opposition to Go Spherical FC, Yobe Desert Stars and Kwara United.

“We should work onerous to get one thing from these matches to assist enhance on our standing on the league log.

“A aspect that aspires for the summit can’t afford to drop factors no matter the place the match is performed,” mentioned the previous Sunshine Stars and Abia Warriors coach to

Different Nigerian campaigners MFM FC, Akwa United and Enyimba are competing in Africa’s second tier membership competitors.


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