Preliminary rounds’ dates:
•First Round (Home/Away): 09 – 11 Sep / 16 – 18 Sep 2022
•Second Round (Home/Away): 07 – 9 Oct / 14 – 16 Oct 2022
Uganda’s representatives – Vipers and BUL – at the CAF Inter-club competitions will learn their opponents on Tuesday.
The draw for the 2022-2023 CAF Preliminary Rounds will be conducted on Tuesday, 09 August 2022 in Cairo, Egypt at 5pm (Ug time).
Vipers who won the league will be in CAF Champions League while BUL who won the Uganda Cup will be in the Secondary competition – CAF Confederation Cup.
Both Uganda’s representatives – Express and URA – failed to reach the group stages last year.
Express FC were eliminated by Al Merrikh in the first round of the CAF Champions League Qualifiers on away goals rule.
URA FC beat Ethiopian Coffee 5-2 on aggregate in the preliminary round but were ousted by Al Masry 1-0 on aggregate in the second round.
Only KCCA FC has played at the group stages of both the CAF Champions League and CAF Confederation Cup.
Wydad Casablanca who beat Al Ahly 2-0 in Morocco, are the CAF Champions League holders while RS Berkane beat Orlando Pirates in shootouts to win the CAF Confederation Cup in Nigeria.