Head coach Kelvin Kaindu says his lads are ready for Al Merreikh.

Zanaco plays Al Merrrikh in the first round,first leg of the 2021/22 CAF Champions League in Egypt at Al Salam Stadiam.

“We are aware of what our opponents are capable of.We have respect for them.We have prepared well and we are ready, ” Kaindu said.

Kaindu is confident that his 20-man squad will do the job.

“You can never have a complete team.There would be probably one or two players that will not be available but I am optimistic that the players available will do the job, ” he said.

Meanwhile, Zanaco captain Ziyo Tembo has says they will not underrate their Sudanese opponents.

“It is a big team which we respect. We will not underrate them.We are ready physically and mentally, ” Ziyo said.

The return leg is slated for 23rd October 2021 at National Heroes Stadium Lusaka.

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