Nyangweso: Ulinzi Stars going for a win

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The soldiers went past Libya's Al Hilal Benghazi in the initial round to book an appointment with the Egyptian outfit

Ulinzi Stars coach Benjamin Nyangweso is optimistic the soldiers will register positive result away to Smouha in Caf Confederations Cup.

The soldiers went past Libya's Al Hilal Benghazi in the initial round to book an appointment with the Egyptian outfit. Nyangweso says his team will definitely miss the services of striker John Makwatta, who quit the team, but he has faith in his squad.

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"We are going there to represent the country and we are going to give our best. A win will do us good but if we fail to get it then a draw will work for us, the main thing is getting a positive result that will help us progress to the next round of the competition," Nyangweso told Goal.

"Makwatta is a good player and he will be missed but I believe the squad I have is very capable of giving us good results."

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Ulinzi Stars eliminated Al Hilal Benghazi 5-4 on post much penalties after a 1-1 aggregate score.

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Ulinzi Stars travelling contingent: Major Joe Birgen (Head of Delegation), Samuel Mwongela (FKF Representative), Benjamin Nyangweso (Head Coach), Christopher Ouma (Team Manager), Francis Onyiso (Goalkeeper Trainer) John Imboiywa (Team Doctor), James Kariuki (Media). James Saruni, Geoffrey Kokoyo, Jacktone Odhiambo, Hassan Mohammed, Daniel Waweru, Cylius Shitote, Brian Birgen, Stephen Ocholla, John Kago, Justine Onwon'ga, Samuel Onyango, Benson Sande, Omar Mbongi, Baron Oketch, Churchill Muloma, Boniface Onyango, Oscar Wamalwa and Enosh Ochieng.

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