Ugandan flag holders KCCA and Vipers will need to dig deeper in the second leg after somehow disappointing results in the first leg of the Caf Confederation Cup play offs.
Vipers who dropped to the competition from the Caf Champions League drew goalless at home to Tunisian side, CS Sfaxien while KCCA were beaten 3-0 in Congo against AS Otoho D’Oyo.
The Venoms need to avoid defeat in Tunis next weekend to stand a chance while KCCA must win at least 3-0 to force a penalty shootout at Lugogo.
Elsewhere in the region, Kenya’s Gor Mahia left it late against New Stars of Cameroon at Moi International stadium, Kasarani.
Jacques Tuyisenge scored the winner to make it 2-1 adding on Lawrence Juma strike that had been cancelled.
Shafik Batambuze assisted the winning goal in the game with a pinpoint cross.
In Sudan, Al Hilal of Sudan won 3-0 against Rwanda’s Mukura Victory.
Ugandan goalie Jamal Salim kept a clean sheet for the Sudan side who need to avoid 4-0 defeat in Kigali to reach the group stages.
Walusimbi, Muhammad Shaban
Godfrey Walusimbi and Kaizer Chiefs were humbled 3-1 by Zambia’s Zesco United at the Levy Mwanawasa stadium, Ndola.