Uganda Premier League champions KCCA FC have named the squad to travel to Luanda, Angola for the first leg of the 1/16 preliminary Caf Champions League round game against Petro de Luanda.
New signing Simon Serunkuma makes his debut CAF Champions League trip for the club while Erisa Sekisambu, Revita John and John Egbuonu Odumegwu or Keziron Kizito will have to wait until the team makes the group stages for them to feature.
Defensive midfielder Nicholas Kasozi also misses out on the travelling squad.
The contingent will be headed by Rogers Byamukama from FUFA and the team departs from Entebbe International Airport aboard Ethiopian Airlines on Thursday today am and shall have a stopover at Bole Airport, Addis Ababa before arriving in Angola.
KCCA FC will take on Atletico Petroleos de Luanda in the first leg of the first round 1/16 CAF Champions League preliminary game on Saturday 14th September 2019 at Estadio 11 de Novembro in Luanda. The second leg will be played between September 27 and 29 in Kampala.
KCCA qualified for the final preliminary round with a 4-3 aggregate over Namibia’s African Stars while Petro Launda eliminated Lesotho’s Matlama FC 3-0 on aggregate.
The Kasasiro Boys have good memories of their last match against Angolan opponents, after they knocked out CD Primeiro de Agosto in 2017.
The 16 winners of the first round advance to the group stage, while the 16 losers of the first round enter the Confederation Cup play-off round.
Goal Keepers; Charles Lukwago (Captain) and Jamil Malyamungu.
Defenders; Samuel Kato, Peter Magambo, Hassan Musana, Mustafa Kizza, Fillbert Obenchan, Eric Ssenjobe
Midfielders; Muzamiru Mutyaba, Gift Ali Abubakar, Allan Okello, Herbert Achai, Simon Serunkuma, Steven Sserwadda.
Strikers; Sadat Anaku, Mike Mutyaba, Jackson Nunda.