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May 26, 2024

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CAF CHAMPIONS LEAGUE: EL Merreikh- confirm new date for Express FC return leg

Kenneth MUKISA 

Sudanese side El Merreikh have confirmed that the CAF champions league return leg against Express FC has been shifted to Sunday 19th September at Shikan Caste Stadium in El Obied.

The game was initially supposed to be played on Friday 17th September in Khartoum but there was a change in dates as approved by CAF.

Express FC are leading the encounter 2-1 on aggregate after their first leg win at Kitende last week thanks to goals from Eric Kambale and Martin Kizza.

The winner will face Zanaco of Zambia or Akonangui FC of Equatorial Guinea

The Express FC contingent of 18 players and seven officials arrived in Sudan on Wednesday.

Players:

Goalkeepers; Joel Mutakubwa, Denis Otim.

Defenders; Denis Mubuya, Enock Walusimbi (C), Murushid Juuko, Arthur Kiggundu, Issa Lumu.

Midfielders; Abel Michael Etrude, Yaya Mahad Kakooza, Daniel Shabene, John Byamukama, Muzamiru Mutyaba, Martin Kizza, Godfrey Lwesibawa, Joseph Akandwanaho, Charles Musiige.

Forwards; George Senkaaba and Erick Kenzo Kambale.

OFFICIALS:

Head Coach – Wasswa Bbosa
Assistant Coach – James Odoch
Goalkeeper Coach – Daniel Kiwanuka
Fitness Trainer – Ayub Balyejusa
Team Doctor – Alyosious Makubuya
CEO – Isaac Mwesigwa
Aminah Babirye – Media Officer