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Football | Kenya

Opiyo braced for Burundi duel



Kenya midfielder Peter Opiyo is confident of success against Burundi on Saturday.

Harambee Stars will host the Swallows in an African Nations Championship qualifying tie in Nairobi, looking to chase down a 1-0 deficit accrued in the first leg in Bujumbura two weeks ago.

With a place in the next round of qualifying viewed as essential, the Stars will be under a lot of pressure to perform.

“We are ready to play them and have prepared well so far,” said Opiyo. “I think that the loss in Bujumbura can be overturned because we will be at home and we have a good record here. “The important thing will be to score goals early and then relax and play our game.”

“As long as we start well, things will be fine. The coach has stressed the need for a win in this match and all of us are looking forward to doing well. The Burundians will be a threat, especially on the break and Opiyo acknowledges that they will be really tough to play against. If they beat us then they are not a bad side at all,” he said.

“The importance of us securing a good result is high, as will be for them. They also want to go through as much as we do. I am sure they will make it tough for us and ensure we do not get it easy, but we will be careful and play to our best. Confidence in camp is high and we expect good things,” he added.

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