By Robert Kayindi James
Kampala Capital City Authority Football Club (KCCA FC) has been pitted against Angolan side Clube Desportivo Primeiro de Agosto ahead of the preliminary round of the 2017 CAF Champions League.
Clube Desportivo Primeiro de Agosto is the defending champion of the 2016 Angolan topflight league. This was their first league title in a decade and the Kasasiro Boys will have to battle them if they are to progress to the first round of the competition.
The Mike Mutebi-coached side will host the first leg at the Phillip Omondi Stadium on the weekend of February 10-12 before travelling to Luanda, Angola for the return leg that will be played on the weekend of February 17-19.
The aggregate winner after both legs will face off with 2016 CAF Champions Mamelodi Sundowns, home to Uganda Cranes goalie Denis Masinde Onyango to decide who progresses to the group stages of the continent’s most prestigious club competition.