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Masudi Djuma

"New look' Rayon out to trip Rivers

Head coach of Rwandan club, Rwandan club, Rayon Sports has promised to alter his tactics for Saturday’s 2017 Caf Confederation playoff game against Rivers United in Kigali.

The Nigerian club beat Rayon Sports 2-0 in the first leg in Port Harcourt five days ago with Emeka Atuloma and Guy Kuemian scoring for the ‘Pride of Rivers’.

Djuma has however promised that last season’s runners up in the Nigeria Professional Football League will face a different proposition on Saturday.

“We will change our tactics and some of the players who took part in the first leg will not be available in the second leg,” Djuma told supersport.com in Kigali.

The former Burundi U23 assistant coach then took the time to stress that he is confident in the ability of his charges to overturn the 2-0 deficit from the first leg.

“This is not the first time Rayon has lost the first leg of a tie 2-0 and turned it around.

“We have also lost a game 3-0 and qualified after the second leg so there is no need to panic.

“I trust in God, believe in myself and also my players who I know will get the job done on Saturday,” he said.

Djuma will however have to make do without the services of Congo DR forward, Fabrice Mugeni will not play as he is suspended.

Mugeni who played in the first leg in Port Harcourt picked up bookings in consecutive matches and as such, will be suspended for the game on Saturday.

Defender, Munezero Fiston has also been ruled out and will most likely be replaced by Ange Mutsinzi Jimmy.

Star striker of Rayon Sports, Moussa Camara is a doubt for the game as he sustained an ankle injury in training and faces a late fitness test.


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