KCCA FC To Play CAF Champions’ League Group Stages Games At Mandela National Stadium

By: Moses Magero
The KCCA FC  historical team that started against St George in the final first round game at StarTimes stadium. KCCA FC won 1-0 and qualified for the group stages of the CAF Champions League

KCCA FC will play CAF Champions’ League group stages for the year 2018 at Mandela National Stadium, Namboole.

In a letter from CAF Deputy General Secretary Football and Development Anthony Baffoe addressed through Federations Of Uganda Football Associations to KCCA FC, he said

With regards to the inspection visit conducted by CAF for the stadiums in Uganda for the next phase of the 2018 Champions League season. CAF decided to approve the Mandela Stadium as the stadium that will host all the matches of KCCA FC during their participation in the competition, Anthony Baffoe

KCCA FC is seeded in group A of the CAF Champions league with Esperance (Tunisia), Al Ahly (Egypt) and Township Rollers (Botswana). KCCA FC start their Champions League group stage campaign against Township Rollers.

In her reaction about the Namboole experience, the club CEO said

Mandela National Stadium comes with a couple of positives and opportunities among these; the club has an opportunity to host a vast number of the football faithful in Uganda given that Namboole is big enough and also the players will acclimatize to the kind of environment they will experience when they travel away to play the other teams in the group. Josephine Namukisa.

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