Sinan RAJUB SENOGA
Uganda’s KCCA FC will play against Libya’s Abu Salem Sports Club in the final qualification round of the CAF Confederation Cup.
This follows Abu Salem’s 1-0 aggregate win over Tunisian side Olympique de Beja in the first preliminary round.
The first leg played in Rades, Tunisia ended 1-0 in favour of Abu Salem while the second leg played today evening in Cairo’s Al Salam Stadium ended goalless.
Aleiyman Abdulmunem scored the all important goal in the 48th minute from the penalty spot following a foul on Moatasem Abushnaf.
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The Libyan side preserved their first leg slim win and played out a goalless draw to set up a date with KCCA FC.
KCCA received a bye from the first round following their most recent performances in the CAF Interclub competitions.
Abu Salem is a team based in Tripoli, Libya and was formed 47 years ago but had their first season in the topflight in the 2018/19 season.
The club qualified for this season’s CAF Confederation Cup after finishing fourth in the Libyan Premier League last season.
Abu Salem will host the first leg against KCCA in about 20 days from now while KCCA will host the second leg at Kitende between 29th – 1st September.
The first leg is expected to be played in Cairo as Libyan clubs host their continental games away from their country.