The 50-year-old was pleased with a degree towards the Black Eagles, who had been unable to host Bucs in Algeria as a result of Covid-19 restrictions within the nation
Orlando Pirates head coach Josef Zinnbauer has indicated they’re focusing on six factors from their matches towards Enyimba FC and Al Ahli Benghazi after drawing with ES Setif.
The Buccaneers began their Caf Confederation Cup Group A marketing campaign with a 0-Zero draw towards Algerian giants Setif in Ghana’s capital metropolis, Accra on Wednesday evening.
Zinnbauer’s facet will now tackle present Nigerian champions Enyimba at house and Libyan facet Al Ahli away on March 17 and April 2 respectively in Group A matches.
The German tactician lauded Setif as a workforce that’s good with or with out the ball and he defined that they are going to analyse their efficiency towards the 2 Caf Champions League winners.
“It was essential we begin effectively,” Zinnbauer informed the membership’s social media platforms on Thursday.
“We took one level then we must see what occurred through the sport if it was potential for the three factors then we’ve got to see what occurs in our subsequent house and away video games, that’s six factors.”
“However first we’ve got to think about this sport. It wasn’t a simple sport. ES Setif is an enormous membership additionally. They’ve good high quality of their workforce,” he continued.
“They’re superb with and with out the ball. So, it was a really robust sport for us.”
The previous FC St Gallen supervisor acknowledged that they had been enjoying beneath very tough situations at Accra Sports activities Stadium which was previously named the Ohene Djan Stadium.
“It was a unique atmosphere. An atmosphere that’s sizzling, highly regarded. The grass may be very lengthy but it surely’s not dangerous. The sphere, the stadium… you can see it’s an enormous stadium,” he added.
“And we’ve got to just accept this and we needed to play. It’s essential as a result of the opponent additionally skilled the identical state of affairs. We needed to adapt to this and go ahead.”
Pirates will tackle their archrivals Kaizer Chiefs in a PSL match at FNB Stadium on March 21 which is 4 days after they host Enyimba at Orlando Stadium.