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Pasuwa targets 'comfortable' win


Focused ... Dynamos chairman Kenny Mubaiwa, Pasuwa and captain Tawanda Mupasiri

16/02/2013 00:00:00
by Sports Reporter
 
No fear ... LCS coach Shoes Mokhothu
 
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CALLISTO Pasuwa has warned his Dynamos team against complacency as the champions begin their Africa campaign at home to Lesotho Correctional Services (LCS) on Sunday.

LCS have won the Lesotho league title six times – but they are only making their second appearance in the African Champions League this year with the preliminary round tie against Dynamos.

And Pasuwa says scouting reports all suggest the minnows are more than capable of brewing a shock.

“This will be a fight. So we have to go out there and fight for a win,” Pasuwa said at the official pre-match press conference on Friday.

“We’re not going to have an easy match because I have been informed by my guys in Lesotho that this team plays good football.”
 
The Dynamos boss knows a narrow lead could make for a tricky encounter in the return leg.
 
The fixture must be won in Harare, he insists.

“We are going out there to attack and try to get a comfortable lead. Those that have been selected for the match must do the job,” he said.

Pasuwa is keenly aware that his team has been weakened by key departures in the off-season, including their top scorer Rodreck Mutuma, Footballer of the Year Denver Mukamba and star forward Simba Sithole.

Aaron Katebe did not arrive from Hwange after negotiations fell through. Francesco Zikumbawire joined the team on Friday but the duo of Patrick Khumbula and Allan Tavarwisa are not eligible.

Ocean Mushure is injured and Russel Madamombe is only just back from a long term injury.
 
LCS coach Shoes Mokhothu said they were not scared of playing in front a capacity crowd expected at Rufaro.

“We are a big club and have a big stadium. We don’t mind playing in front of a full stadium. We will not allow Dynamos to humiliate us because we want to do better than last time [when they were eliminated in the preliminary round],” the visiting coach said.

Dynamos prepared for Sunday’s clash with two competitive matches – a friendly against Mamelodi Sundowns which ended 0-0 before beating Highlanders 2-1 in the first leg of the Bob89 Super Cup at Barbourfields.

Two seasons ago, under Lloyd Mutasa, Dynamos thought they had done the job after beating MC Alger of Algeria 4-1, but lost 3-0 away to bow out.



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Last year, they drew 1-1 with Esperance at home but lost 6-0 away.


 
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