Mokwena shared his insights on Wydad Casablanca

Mamelodi Sundowns coach, Rulani Mokwena, shared his insights on his side’s Caf Champions League semi-final opponents, Wydad Casablanca.

Sundowns beat Algerian side, CR Belouizdad, to progress to the semi-final while Wydad had to overcome Simba from Tanzania.

“We are happy to be here and play in a competition that is very important for our football club, we are also excited to be in the semi-final,” said Mokwena.

“Wydad is a big team and so are we, at this stage of the competition we are fully prepared for the match.”

“They are a good team that is very strong defensively and they have extremely experienced quality players in every position.

“We have to pay attention to detail, be very prepared and work hard, as well as have a microscopic focus that will allow us to help the players put on a good performance at a difficult stadium that will have a very difficult crowd. I think it will be a good match.”

Wydad Casablanca are defending champions and Mokwena spoke highly of the Moroccan side players including international goalkeeper Youssef El Moti and defender Yahya Jabrane who played at in the 2022 Qatar FIFA World Cup.

“We know what the team does, and we have looked at what possibilities we will be faced with from the perspective of the coach.”

The match will be played on Saturday, 13 May 2022 at the Stade Mohammed V stadium with kick off at 21h00.

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