Head Coach of Rivers Angels, Edwin Okon says the team will go all out in Tuesday’s encounter against Mamelodi Sundowns as he believes they can still get a win over the COSAFA Champions who won their opening game against Vihiga Queens.
Okon revealed that the team has put the heavy loss they suffered in Saturday’s first group game against ASFAR Club behind them as they prepare to go into their second group game at the ongoing TotalEnergies CAF Women’s Champions League in Cairo, Egypt.
Rivers Angel lost 3-0 to their Moroccan counterparts and have two more matches to play in the Group stage and must win all in order to stand a chance of qualifying to the final four of the Competition.
“For now all is well with the team, we’ve rested enough and also had our first official training yesterday,” he stated.
“We will try to correct the lapses we had in our first game and ensure we give our fans back home a better performance tomorrow.
“Saturday’s loss is now behind us and the focus is on the one with Sundowns, we don’t intend to make it any easier for them or any other team going forward.
“Only way to get back our confidence is by getting the job done on the pitch on Tuesday and that will as well spur us into going further in this competition,” added Okon.
Also, ahead of Tuesday’s clash with Mamelodi Sundowns are Rivers Angels forward, Rose Ekong and goalkeeper, Charlotte Adjei.
The duo is optimistic that the team will make it out of the group to proceed to the next stage.
Ekong on her part said “I have a lot of confidence because as it stands now the group is still open for us and I believe that we’re going to bounce back.