Uganda’s representatives on the Continental – Vipers and KCCA – will learn their opponents on Tuesday at the CAF inter-club draws.
The draw for the 2023/24 season of the TotalEnergies CAF Champions League and CAF Confederation Cup preliminary stages will be held at 2pm.
This will be held at the CAF Headquarters in Cairo starting with the CAF Confederation Cup and followed closely by CAF Champions live on the official CAF YouTube Channel, CAF TV.
Vipers qualified to the CAF Champions League after winning the Uganda Premier League.
KCCA on the other hand, are into CAF Confederation Cup after finishing second in the league.
The Confederation Cup slot in Uganda is given to the Uganda Cup winner, but last year’s competition was won by Vipers, and so the second team in the league was considered.
The Venoms will be hoping to return to the CAF Champions League group stages despite finishing bottom of the group that had Raja Casablanca, Simba and Horoya on their debut last season.
And they have to eliminate two teams to make this dream happen again.
Egypt’s Al Ahly are the current holders of the TotalEnergies CAF Champions League after their fiercely contested victory over Morocco’s Wydad Casablanca.
USM Alger of Algeria hold the CAF Confederation Cup title after overcoming Tanzania’s Young Africans in one of the tournament’s most memorable finals.
The Qualifying Dates
CAF Champions League
•1st leg: August 18/19
•2nd round: August 25/26
•1st leg: September 15-16
•2nd leg: September 29-30
CAF Confederation Cup
•1st Leg: August 20
•2nd Leg: August 27
•1st Leg: September 17
•2nd Leg: October 1