Failure to score more goals against North African clubs in continental football is dire to the chances of one’s qualification to the next stage of the competition.
That is the challenge Ghana Premier League Champions, Accra Hearts of Oak will grapple with when they face Morocco giants, Wydad Athletic Club in the reverse fixture of the 2021/22 second preliminary CAF Champions League clash in Rabat next week.
The Phobians managed to knick in just a 1-0 victory in the first leg at the Accra Sports Stadium, courtesy Isaac Mensah’s tap in from Salifu Ibrahim’s sublime assist on the 41st minute.
Salifu Ibrahim in a tweet admits it was not the expected score line yet they will work out their sleeves to qualify for the group stage.
The 2000 CAF Champions League winners will qualify for the group stage if they avoid defeat, record a scoring draw or win the second leg at the Mohammed V Stadium on October 24.
Hearts of Oak set up the Wydad Athletic Club encounter after eliminating Guinea side, Club Industriel de Kamsar by 2-0 score over a single leg qualifier.