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Sunil Chhetri: Kitchee are a good side

Sunil Chhetri and Mariano Dias

I-League side Churchill Brothers SC have arrived in Hong Kong for their 2013 AFC Cup match against Kitchee SC tomorrow.

Churchill coach Mariano Dias and striker Sunil Chhetri attended the pre-match press conference and faced the questions of the media.

Talking about the match, Dias told: “Kitchee SC is the home team. They are well organised and they do have a good side that include four good foreigners.”

“We are doing well in our domestic league and I am hoping that our boys out up a good show and get all three points from the match,” he added.

Indian national team skipper Sunil Chhetri is well aware about the qualities of the Hong Kong side. “Kitchee are a good side. I just watched their match on the 24th and heard about the team through newspaper reports.”

“We are doing great in the domestic league and hope to bring that same form into the AFC Cup, though we will be missing two infuencial players in Beto and Balal Arezou,” Sunil said. “I am a new member of the squad and hope to gel quickly with the team.”

The Kitchee SC v Churchill Brothers SC match is scheduled to kick-off at the Mongkok Stadium at 20.00 Hong Kong Time (17.30 IST / 13.00 CET / 12.00 GMT).