•It will be a tough match against the Brewers-Hamisi.
• Striker Hillary Simiyu lauded their fans for their unwavering support.
Ulinzi Stars assistant coach Hamisi Dalo has expressed faith in his players ahead of their clash with Tusker FC on Saturday in the Football Kenya Federation Cup semis.
Hamisi acknowledged their opponents as a big club but he says his players are more focused in such matches against big teams.
“Tusker is among the biggest and best teams in Kenya. I love my players because it is in such games that they get more focused. I trust that my players will put their best foot forward and get a better result,” said Hamisi.
“It will be a tough match against the Brewers but the result will be determined after 90 minutes,” Hamisi reckons.
In the meantime, striker Hillary Simiyu lauded their fans for their unwavering support. He also urged them to flood Nyayo Stadium on Saturday to back the team.
He added that winning the cup motivates him to keep on scoring and helping the team advance to the next round.
“I would like to thank our fans who have been with us all along despite the ups and downs. I urge them to come and support us. Don’t tire from supporting us. We will display a great show in the match and I promise them they will enjoy,” Simiyu commented.
Both Hamisi and Simiyu were speaking during a training session at their Ulinzi Sports Complex backyard.