Club Africain players

CAF Confederation Cup: Tuesday, 23rd May 2017

  • KCCA (Uganda) Vs Club Africain (Tunisia)
  • Phillip Omondi Stadium, Lugogo – Kampala
Club Africain players disembarking from their air craft at Entebbe International Airport on Sunday

Tunisian giant club, Club Africain arrived into Uganda on Sunday evening with a big 70 man delegation.

The delegation traveled aboard Tunisian Air Force air craft that touched down at Entebbe International by 3 p.m.

23 of these constitute the playing staff, 15 officials and the rest fans.

They were checked in at Sheraton Kampala Hotel where they also had little training drills in the hotel gardens on Sunday night.

Some of the Club Africain players who made the trip to Kampala. Bilel Ifa and Oussama Darragi (not in photo) the two scorers in their opener against Rivers United made the Kampala trip.

KCCA is due to have their final training at Lugogo on Monday in the morning with the Tunisians following suit later in the afternoon for one one hour as mandated by the CAF Competitions rules and regulations.

The two sides shall be playing their respective second group games.

[/media-credit] Tunisia Air Force air craft used by Club Africain to Uganda Credit: Club Africain media

KCCA lost 3-0 to FUS Rabat away in Morocco while Club Africain beat Rivers United 3-1 at their intimidating Stade Olympique 07 Novembre Rades in Tunis City.

The Tuesday game in Kampala will be officiated by FIFA Referees from Mauritius.

Ahmad Imtehaz Heeralall was appointed the center referee of the game.

Imtehaz’s countrymen Vivian Valley and Jean Daniel Telvar are the first and second assistant referees respectively.

CAF Confederation Cup – Group A match officials

KCCA (Uganda) Vs Club Africain (Tunisia) – Tuesday, 23rd  May 2017:

  • Center Referee: Ahmad Imtehaz Heeralall (Mauritius)
  • 1st Assistant Referee: Vivian Vally (Mauritius)
  • 2nd Assistant Referee: Jean Daniel Telvar (Mauritius)

Rivers United (Nigeria) Vs F.U.S Rabat (Morocco) – Wednesday, 24th May 2017

  • Center Referee: Jean Claude Ishimwe (Rwanda)
  • 1st Assistant Referee: Zephanie Niyonkuru (Rwanda)
  • 2nd Assistant Referee: Honore Simba (Rwanda)

David Isabirye is a senior staff writer for Kawowo Sports where he covers most of the major events.

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