Rwanda: U.S. Monastir Captain on Lessons Learnt From Last Year’s Loss – BAL Semis

Radhouane Slimane, the Captain of US Monastir says his facet go into the tie with classes they learnt from the loss they suffered by the hands of the Egyptian membership within the finals of final 12 months’s showpiece.

When the 2 golf equipment met in final 12 months’s finals, Zamalek got here out on prime and ran away with the trophy, turning into the champions of the inaugural match, which they’re out to defend on the present competitors.

“I feel fully confident in my team. We work hard together and we have good chemistry. Everything depends on us. We don’t have selfish players on this team. This is good for us. There’s no revenge in sport. One bad day can affect the game. That’s how we lost last year. We learned a lot from that game,” Slimane informed BAL’s media.

The 41-year-old primarily performs as an influence ahead and has been instrumental to US Monastir’s nice performances in each final 12 months’s and this 12 months’s BAL match together with his management talents, talent and expertise within the recreation.

On Zamalek’s facet, William Voigt, the American tactician who’s their present head coach, mirrored on the menace that US Monastir can pose.

“We understand that we better get there quickly or Monastir is going to destroy us,” stated the person who can grow to be the primary head coach to win the BAL and a FIBA Afrobasket title.

Zamalek stays the one crew that has by no means tasted defeat in BAL historical past.

Voigt who beforehand guided Nigeria to their solely African championship title in 2015, admitted that when it comes to the larger image, “Getting to the finals, winning the finals, that’s never been our approach. Ours has been one game at a time.”