Ghana Premier League Champions, Hearts of Oak have a tall mountain to climb heading into their second leg clash against Morocco giants, Wydad Athletic Club in the 2021/22 CAF Champions in Casablanca.
The Phobians will be at the Mohammed V Stadium as guest of the Moroccan club after pipping them 1-0 at the Accra Sports Stadium in the first leg.
A sumptuous assist by Salifu Ibrahim on the 41st minute from the left side of the field was tapped in by Isaac Mensah for the opening and the only goal of the encounter.
Moving into the return duel in Casablanca looks arduous but midfielder, Emmanuel Nettey in a Tweet believes a victory is possible.
The 2000 CAF Champions League winners will qualify for the group phase if they avoid an away defeat, record a scoring draw or record a win the second leg at the in Casablanca in the next one week.
Hearts of Oak have won the CAF Champions League in the year 2000, the CAF Super Cup in the year 2001 and the CAF Confederation Cup in the year 2004. They have won the Ghana Premier League 21 times and a record FA Cup 11 times, two more than local rivals, Asante Kotoko.