KCCA FC Set for Khartoum Champions League Hurdle

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Head Coach George Nsimbe told URN that they are ready for battle against the seasoned Sudan side. He said although they respect El Merreikh because they are an experienced team with several good players, KCCA is determined to excel in the first leg.

Uganda League champions KCCA FC today leave for Khartoum, Sudan ahead of their first leg preliminary round Champions League tie against El Merreikh FC on Saturday.

Head Coach George Nsimbe told URN that they are ready for battle against the seasoned Sudan side. He said although they respect El Merreikh because they are an experienced team with several good players, KCCA is determined to excel in the first leg.

Defender Fahad Kawooya will skipper KCCA FC when they return to Africa’s most lucrative tournament for clubs.

The talented Kawooya who has been in and out of the Cranes team takes over the armband from experienced Hassan Mawanda Wasswa who still has unresolved issues with the team since absconding for three months while in Vietnam.
The KCCA team will also look to veteran defender Richard Malinga and Cranes players who featured in the recent Africa Nations Championship (CHAN) Brian Majwega and Ivan Ntege.

Sports Club Victoria University will also represent Uganda in the CAF Confederation Cup where they face CS Don Bosco in Lubumbashi, DR Congo on Saturday in the first round.