Starting from this season, the group stageS of the CAF Champions League will be expanded from eight to 16 teams and divided into four groups of four.
KCCA FC start their quest for the Competition’s Group stages at home against Angolan side, Clube Desportivo 1º de Agosto, at the Philip Omondi stadium.
Uganda Premier League defending Champions and Uganda’s Continental representatives, KCCA FC, will today face CD Primeiro de Agosto in the preliminaries of the CAF Champions League.
KCCA FC will be looking to make it to the group stages of the competition for the very first time in the two-round preliminaries stage.
Watch: KCCA FC training ahead of their Champions League match
The home side will be hoping home advantage plays in their favor after CAF approved the Lugogo indoor Arena to host African Competitions.
A 2-0 win over BUL FC in the local league, should give City Council a lot of hope at the same venue against the Angolan side.
Watch: Primeiro de Agosto team training yesterday, Thursday.
The two teams will meet for the second leg of the encounter next week on the 19th, the winner of which will meet defending Champions, Mamelodi Sundowns, for the final round to the Group Stages of the Competition.
Match Day Squad: Benjamin Ochan, Charles Lukwago, Denis Okot, Timothy Awany, Habib Kavuma, Kizza Mustafa, Paul Musamali, Isaac Muleme, Paul Mucureezi, Ivan Ntege, Isaac Kirabira, Joseph Ochaya, Allan Okello, Vincent kayizzi, Brian Majwega, Geoffrey Serunkuuma, Derrick Nsibambi.