Zamalek SC head coach Patrice Carteron has insisted that the he is aiming at winning the coveted CAF Champions League trophy.
The Egyptian giants won the Egyptian Premier League title last season and have bagged five CAF Champions League titles.
Zamalek were given a bye as Tusker FC were battling it out with Djibouti's AS Arta in the preliminary stages. Saturday's match against Tusker FC will mark the beginning of their journey in the continental competition.
Coach Patrice said he has respect for his hosts who will be commanding home advantage and will be keen having lost to Gor Mahia some time back in Nairobi. The French man hailed praises on Tusker FC for winning the Super Cup.
Patrice said that his team arrived in Kenya early to acclimatise noting that Kenya's environment is not easy due to the altitude.
The winner of the two-legged clash will proceed to the group stages of the competition with the loser being demoted to the last qualifying phase of the CAF Confederations Cup.
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