Caf Champions League Preliminary Round
Vipers 1-0 El Merriekh (2-2 Aggregate)
Uganda Premier league Champions, Vipers SC have progressed to the first round of the Total CAF Champions League for the first time after defeating Sudan giants, El Merriekh 1-0 this evening at St. Marys Stadium in Kitende.
Abaraham Ndugwa’s strike in 46th minute was enough to seal Vipers’ progression following 2-1 defeat in Khartoum last Wednesday. 1-0 win means 2-2 draw on aggregate but the Vemons go through on away goals rule.
Vipers SC will face the aggregate winner between Gambia’s Gamtel and CS Constantine of Algeria.
Team Line Ups:
Vipers XI: Bashir Ssekagya (G.K), Livingstone Mulondo, Yayo Kato Lutimba, Halid Lwaliwa, Geofrey Wasswa, Tadeo Lwanga (Captain), Brian Nkuubi, Moses Waiswa Ndhondhi (59’ Noah Wafula), Abraham Ndugwa (59’ Davis Kasirye), Tito Okello (88’ Ibrahim Kiyemba), Dan Muzeyi Sserunkuma
Subs Not Used: Derrick Ochan (G.K), Joseph Jjanjali, Brian Kalumba, Tom Masiko
El Merreikh XI: Abuzaid Salman Monged (G.K), Mohamed Mahamoud, Khaled Taha, Mohamed Abdel Rahman Yousif, Ahmed Mahmoud, Dhiya Musa, Salaheldin Nemer, Amir Kamal Suliman, Ahmed Ahmed, Mohamed Hashim Mohamed Idris, Ramadan Agab Sherief
Subs: Esam Eldin Abdulrahim Shamila (G.K), Yasir Gabir, Bakri, Babeker,Hamza Zakaria, Tajeldin Elnour Badawi, Tag Abdel Rahim, Mohamed Hagar Ali,Mohamed Idris, Ali Aboeshren, Saifeldin Malik Bakhit Maki, Boubacar Moumouni Abdoul Magid, Mohamed Abdallah