Pirates' Botswana approach revealed

CAF Confederation Cup

Orlando Pirates coach Josef Zinnbauer has shared their planned approach in this weekend's CAF Confederation Cup clash against Jwaneng Galaxy.

Pirates will visit Gaborone National Stadium on Sunday to face Jwanenge Galaxy in the first leg of their final Confederation Cup preliminary round fixture.

With a spot in the group stages up for grabs, The Buccaneers will be hoping to make it to the round-robin phase of the competition for the second time in their history after going on to finish runners-up back in 2015.

Zinnbauer, who is in his first foray into African inter-club football, has highlighted what their main focus will be in the upcoming away-leg, before they welcome the Botswana outfit to Orlando Stadium next weekend.

"The important thing for us is that we have a good result first in the away game. If we score, an away goal is good for us then maybe we make a draw or score more," Zinnbauer told the club's media.

"If we win, we have a top chance [to progress] at home, but first for us it is important not to concede - we don't get a goal in our goal. That's important for an away game.

"Then we have a home game and we can then correct the result, but we have a good mood and spirit now. The team is ready for the next step.

"They know what could happen when we win these two games – we then have a top chance for the next few [group matches] in the future, and that's important for us."

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