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​#CAFCC: MFM coach ‘not giving up’ despite home loss​ to Djoliba

​#CAFCC: MFM coach 'not giving up' despite home loss​ to Djoliba

​Following their 1-0 home defeat​ to Mali’s Djoliba in CAF Confederation Cup play-offs, MFM FC head coac​​h Fidelis Ilechukwu ​believes his team have the ability to overturn the deficit and make it to the group stages.

​In the game played at the Agege Stadium last Sunday​​​, the visitors were dominant and could have scored more goals but settled ​only for ​Mohamed Cisse’s 80th-minute effort.

​Ilechukwu​ admit​s​ that his side now face a difficult task a​s they need to win on aggregate ​bid to make it to the group stages of the​ continental competition​.

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“It was a bad result for us but in football you don’t give up when you still have a chance,” Ilechukwu told reporters after the game.

“I must admit it’s going to be a tough one for us but we have to stay positive and keep fighting.

“We were not at our best in the game and I know this team can do better in the second leg.”

The second leg will take place in Bamako ​next week Wednesday​.

 

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