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Zamalek’s bid to halt Desires FC historic journey in CAF Confederation Cup



The TotalEnergies CAF Confederation Cup semi-finals matches are set to achieve their climax as Desires FC of Ghana welcome Egyptian giants Zamalek in what guarantees to be a gripping encounter.

Within the first leg at Cairo Stadium, Zamalek and Desires performed out a tense goalless draw, leaving the whole lot to play for the return fixture in Kumasi on Sunday.

Zamalek, motivated to halt Desires’ exceptional journey within the competitors, shall be wanting to safe their ticket to the ultimate.

Led by Portuguese coach Jose Gomez, Zamalek will look to capitalise on their attacking prowess, with the trio of Ahmed Fattouh, Omar Gaber, and Ahmed Mustafa “Zizou” main the cost.

Nevertheless, the possible absence of captain Mahmoud Abdel Razek “Shikabala” attributable to damage might pose a problem for the Whites.

Desires, below the steerage of coach Abdul Karim Zito, will depend on their strong defensive model and the goal-scoring prowess of competitors prime scorer John Antwi.

With 5 objectives to his title, Antwi shall be instrumental as Desires search to upset the chances and safe a spot within the last.

Because the darkish horse of the TotalEnergies CAF Confederation Cup , Desires shall be decided to proceed their spectacular run and make historical past for Ghanaian soccer.

In the meantime, within the different semi-final conflict, RS Berkane of Morocco will face USM Alger, following the occasions of the primary leg.

With the Algerian staff declared losers (0-3), USM Alger faces an uphill battle as they search to overturn their deficit and e-book their place within the last.

Led by Spanish coach Juan Garrido, USM Alger will depend on the expertise and brilliance of gamers like Zinedine Belaid and Nabil Lamara to mount a comeback.

RS Berkane, guided by Tunisian coach Moin Chaabani, shall be decided to carry onto their benefit and safe their spot within the last.

With goalkeeper Hamza Al-Hamiani and a gifted squad at their disposal, RS Berkane will look to capitalize on house benefit and seal their place within the title decider.

With each matches finely poised, African soccer followers are in for an exciting weekend because the second-leg matches of semi-finals of the TotalEnergies CAF Confederation Cup are performed on Sunday.

TotalEnergies CAF Confederation Cup Semi-Finals Fixtures:

Sunday, 28 April (Second Leg)

16h00 GMT | Desires vs Zamalek

19h00 GMT | RSB Berkane vs USM Alger



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