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Samatta says there’s hope for Genk in the Champions League

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Tanzanian striker Mbwana Samatta has tipped Liverpool and Napoli to advance in Group E of the Champions League, but he’s hopeful Genk can surprise everyone.

Group E of the 2019-2010 UEFA Champions League campaign features Genk, Liverpool, Napoli, and Red Bul Salzburg.

And Tanzanian Genk striker Mbwana Samatta knows it will be very difficult for his team to advance to the next round, but he remains hopeful.

“We are not among the favorite teams to do well in comparison with Liverpool, Napoli as well as Salzburg because they have vast experience in the competition,” he was quoted by Goal.

“Regardless, we should not forget football has unpredictable results.”

He explained: “For a long time, Genk has not played in the Champions League, as such, we will prepare ourselves well to stage a good resistance against the big teams in the group.”

“I thank God because he continues to provide awesome blessings on me. I have played in the Europa League and now the Champions League is just around the corner.”

“It will be a dream to play at Anfield and I am looking forward to the match,” the Tanzanian concluded.