Abdul Karim Zito, the head coach of Dreams FC, has emphasized the importance of their upcoming match against APC Lobito, describing it as a “must-win” game.
Dreams FC is set to face the Angolan club at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium at 4 pm today in their fourth group game.
Dreams FC secured a dramatic 3-2 victory in the first leg in Luanda and aims for consecutive wins to enhance their chances of progressing to the knockout stage. Currently, the Still Believe side holds the third position in Group C with 6 points, tying with first-placed Club Africain.
Speaking at the pre-match press conference, Zito expressed the significance of the match in their competition journey: “When we started this competition, all I've been telling you people was to qualify for the group stage. Now, we are in the group stage, and I said let's calm down to see [what we can do].”
Zito, who has experience as a player in such competitions, emphasized the urgency of securing a victory: “It is a game that we term it must win. If we want to make any meaningful impact in this competition, today is the day.”
The match against APC Lobito will be a crucial opportunity for Dreams FC to solidify their standing and advance further in the competition.