The French tactician guarantees an attack-minded sport when the Msimbazi giants host the Black Dolphins from DR Congo
Simba SC coach Didier Gomes Da Rosa has acknowledged they won’t play a defensive sport once they tackle AS Vita Membership of their Caf Champions League fixture on Saturday.
The Msimbazi giants will host the Democratic Republic of the Congo outfit at Benjamin Mkapa Stadium on Saturday in search of a draw to advance to the quarter-finals of the competitors for the primary time within the membership’s historical past.
Regardless of the group needing a draw, the French tactician has maintained his group is not going to play a defensive sport as they did within the first assembly between the 2 sides which they received 1-0 away in Kinshasa, and that they may play the ‘Simba type of soccer’ to win the Group A fixture.
“The primary match towards AS Vita I requested my gamers to shut the match, to be very stable and really constant and play with a really compact block, defensive block to play counter-attacking, however this time even when we want a draw to qualify, we’re at residence and Simba at residence should play the Simba soccer,” Da Rosa instructed Purpose on Wednesday.
“It is rather necessary to be very constructive and so I believe now as a result of I’m right here for 2 months I believe after I ask my gamers to play a constructive sport, very offensive sport they’re higher, so for positive we are going to play to win the match.”
On whether or not his coaching for the conflict was affected following the absence of key gamers who travelled to characteristic for his or her nationwide groups in Afcon qualifying matches, Da Rosa stated: “Since all our worldwide gamers go away us we practice with the youth group.
“It was superb and it helped us to establish the way forward for Simba. It is rather necessary and they can work in good circumstances so now we have organized 11 towards 11 and it was superb for us and our gamers to maintain the rhythm and good situation.
“I don’t assume their absence affected us, as a result of I hope they had been very properly with their nationwide group and so we discovered an excellent resolution with the youth group to arrange an excellent coaching session after which I’m very glad about our work since yesterday.
“We work many occasions on bodily classes notably final week with 4 or 5 very powerful classes bodily and at this time [Wednesday] will likely be good to see them, Bernard [Morrison] was good, I believe they’re able to play.”
After beating AS Vita, Simba returned residence to beat Egyptian giants Al Ahly 1-0, then travelled to Sudan the place they secured a 0-0 draw towards Al Merrikh, then returned residence to hammer the Sudanese facet 3-0 of their final match.
Simba are at present on a great run within the competitors as they’ve now performed 4 matches and are but to lose and are at present topping the group on 10 factors, whereas African champions Al Ahly are second on 4 factors, Vita Membership are third on 4 and Sudanese outfit Al Merrikh are final with one level.