Pirates ready for Al-Ahly

2013-08-02 15:00
Roger de Sa (Getty Images)
Johannesburg - Orlando Pirates coach Roger de Sa says his charges are ready for the tough CAF Champions league clash against Al Ahly over the weekend.

According to Orlando Pirates' official website, De Sa, who was speaking during his final training session ahead of their trip to Egypt on Thursday night, said his players have been showing a lot of commitment at training.

He described the session as electric and exciting.

"I think the guys focus for this game (against Al Ahly) has been phenomenal," said De Sa.

"The level of commitment and focus at training the last couple of days has been immense.

"I think they (the players) are ready for the battle in Egypt.

"It won’t be easy of course but I think most of the guys understand what victory in Cairo will mean to them and to the supporters."

De Sa also expressed his joy at having a full squad of players to choose from as they head to Egypt.

"I’m glad that we have a clean bill of health as we head into the game over the weekend.

"The players have been getting stuck in throughout the week – despite all the fighting, everyone came out injury free."



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