CAF CONFEDERATIONS CUP
SC Vipers (uganda) Vs CS-Sfaxien (Tunisia)
Kick off : 4pm
venue: St Mary’s Studium kitende
Date : 12.01. 2019
Uganda premier league champion Sports club Vipers meet CS- Sfaxien of Tunisia in a crucial first leg of CAF Confederations cup playoffs at St Mary’s Studium kitende.
Vipers are vying to book a place in Group stages of CAF Confederations for the first time after automatic drop down from CAF champions league while his opponents are giants in this Cup having won it on four occasions.
The Ugandan side should put their Champions league 3-0 woes against CS Constantine back if they are to get positive results from this game.Booking a place in group stages of CAF Confederations cup will be the best achievement and they need to do that if they are to begin the their story on African football.
They got back to the winning ways in the Startimes uganda premier league with a 3-0 dubbing of Onduparaka, a result that should act as morale booster today when they clash with experienced Tunisian side.
Michael Ouma and Edward Golola will be tasked to choose the best starting X1 that could deliver on the day.They will miss goalkeeper Bashir Ssekagya who got injured in Algeria and Innocent Wafula who is yet to be cleared by CAF .The players that started against Onduparaka are likely to have the first nod.
On the other hand CS-Sfaxien manager Ruud Krol said his team is in good shape after long hours of flight.” We are fine and ready because we found the weather conditions nice to us,and we expect to do well” Said the Dutchman.This is their first time playing in uganda .
The two sides meet again in a reverse fixture a week later at Stade Taeb Mhiri in Tunisia.