Esperance Sportive de Tunis tactician Ruud Krol has hailed their
Saturday 1 March 2014’s Caf Champions League opponents Gor Mahia.
The Dutchman however admits of having
not watched Gor Mahia play ahead of their meeting but remained optimistic of doing so
on arrival in Nairobi.
African Cup final
-Gor Mahia is a Kenyan team that belongs to a
country which is progressing in football, the club has already played an
African Cup final, the former CS Sfaxien coach told the club’s official site.
-It has several foreign players, including formidable
Ugandans. I do not have precise information on the opposing team and I have not
had the opportunity of watching them play but when we arrive in Kenya, I will
have the opportunity to watch the team’s recently played matches.
The two time African champions will be looking
forward to defeat the Kenyan champions as revenge to the 1987 Mandela Cup
finals trouncing. The first leg tie will be staged at the Nyayo National
Stadium starting 1600hrs local time.
Esperance are slated to jet in tomorrow Thursday 27 February 2014 connecting from Doha, Qatar.