By Chansa Kunda
Red Arrows technical Director OSWALD MUTAPA says his team hopes to start on a strong note as it takes on Young Buffaloes of Eswatin in the first leg Preliminary Round fixture.
The Airmen will tomorrow battle Young Buffaloes in the first leg encounter to be played at the National Heroes Stadium at 15:00 hours.
And MUTAPA says the team is determined to win their first game despite facing an experienced side in Young Buffaloes side.
He says the Club currently has 23 players available for the fixture who are eager to represent the Club and country with the aim of bringing the desired results .
MUTAPA who was speaking during a pre-match press conference said the squad has been reinforced with a blend of experienced and young players to give the technical bench a wider pool to select from.
He said the team has prepared adequately for their opponents and will endeavour to put up a good performance having taken part in a series of friendly games.
And Young Buffaloes Coach SABELO MNISI said the team begins a new journey in continental football and want to seal it with a win.
MNISI said his charges will not underrate their opponents but will work to compete favorably having qualified on merit.
Meanwhile Red Arrows captain BENEDICT CHEPESHI said the team is in high spirits ahead of the game and has been boosted by the Presence of players like JAMES CHAMANGA, who are experienced in the game.
In the CAF Champions League ZESCO United will be in action against Loyal Leopards of Eswatin tomorrow.