Dreams FC coach Abdul Karim Zito was impressed with the performance of his players despite defeat against Club Africain in the CAF Confederations Cup group stage opener.
The Still Believes lads succumbed to a 2-0 defeat to Club Africain at the Stade Olympique Hammadi Agrebi in Radès on Sunday.
Club Africain seized control early, with an impressive team effort leading to a 5th-minute goal by Algerian forward Tayeb Meziani. Meziani before they extended their lead in the 19th minute when Dreams' goalkeeper Solomon Agbasi faltered in saving a long-distance effort from Srarfi.
After the game, Zito said he is proud of his players despite defeat against Club Africain whiles he set sights on beating Rivers United in their second group stage to return to winning ways.
“I am proud of the boys; we are going to work hard on our next game which is against Rivers United. Surely, we will bounce back to winning ways” he said.
Dreams FC will play host to Rivers United from Nigeria on Sunday at the Baba Yara Stadium and will be aiming for their first win in the group stage on home turf.