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Vipers depart for Khartoum ahead of Champions League clash

Vipers SC contingent in Addis Ababa on Tuesday morning

Vipers SC have Tuesday morning left for Sudan ahead of their CAF Champions League clash with Al Merreikh on Wednesday evening.

The Venoms who will be representing Uganda in Africa’s premier club competition left Entebbe Airport aboard Ethiopian Airways at around 2:45am in the morning.

They arrived in Addis Ababa at 4:55am and will connect from there to Khartoum where they are expected to land at 11am.

Before they departed, head coach Javier Martinez named an 18 man squad that will feature in Wednesday’s game.

The team does not feature first choice custodian Fabien Mutombora who is currently injured while left back Aggrey Madoi was also left out.

Mutombora is not part of the team due to injury (file photo)

This will be the second time that Vipers SC is representing Uganda in the CAF Champions league while their opponents El Merrikh are taking part for a 20th time.

The return leg is slated for 5th December at St. Mary’s Stadium, Kitende.

Vipers SC squad that will feature against Al Merreikh on Wednesday:

The full squad

Goalkeepers
Bashir Sekagya, Derrick Ochan

Defenders
Ibrahim Kiyemba, Bashir Asiku, Geoffrey Wasswa, Livingston Mulondo, Halid Lwaliwa, Yayo Lutimba

Midfielders
Moses Waiswa, Taddeo Lwanga, Duncan Seninde, Rahmat Ssenfuka, Brian Nkuubi, Abraham Ndugwa

Forwards
Tito Okello, Dan Sserunkuma, Noah Wafula, Brian Kalumba

Technical team
Head coach
Javier Martinez Espinoza

Assistant coach
Abu Wamboya Mubarak

Goalkeeping coach
Moses Oloya

Physiotherapist
Mathias Kasagga

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