Gor Mahia to face former striker Tuyisenge in CAF Champions League
Gor Mahia FC new coach Roberto Oliveira Goncalves from Brazil after his formal introduction to the team at the Two Rivers in Nairobi on October 12, 2020.[Stafford Ondego, Standard]

Perennial Kenya Premier League champions Gor Mahia FC have been drawn against, Armée Patriotique Rwandaise Football Club (APR FC), the champions of Rwanda in the preliminary round of the 2020/2021 Confederation of African Football (CAF) Champions League.

This is after a draw held in Cairo, Egypt on Monday, November 9, which drew K’Ogalo against APR’s new signing, Jacques Tuyisenge, formerly donning the colours of the Kenyan champions. Here, he won three trophies in three seasons. 

Gor Mahia, who recently hired Brazilian tactician Roberto Oliveira as their new head coach, will play AFC away in Kigali on Saturday, November 28.

The first legs of the first preliminary round are set to be played between November 27 and 29 with the return legs to be staged between December 4 to 6.

The second preliminary round’s first phase begins on December 22 to 23, with the return legs to be played between January 5-6.

Gor Mahia to face former striker Tuyisenge in CAF Champions League
Gor Mahia players and fan Jaro Soja during Gor Mahia and Two Rivers Partnership at Two Rivers Mall in Limuru, Kiambu County on Wednesday 14/10/2020[Boniface Okendo,Standard]

Full draw:

FIRST PRELIMINARY ROUND

Jwaneng Galaxy (BOT) v US Zilimadjou (COM)

Gazelle (CHA) v CF Garde Republicaine/SIAF (DJI)

Forest Rangers (ZAM) v AS Bouenguidi (GAB)

CR Belouizdad (ALG) v El Nasr (LBA)

Costa do Sol (MOZ) v Platinum (ZIM)

Racing Club Abidjan (CIV) v ASKO Kara (TOG)

PWD Bamenda (CMR) v Kaizer Chiefs (RSA)

Plateau Utd (NGR) v Simba (TAN)

Nouadhibou (MTN) v Asante Kotoko (GHA)

Vipers (UGA) v Al Hilal (SUD)

TBA (GAM) v Teungueth (SEN)

TBA (ESW) v Le Messager Ngozi (BDI)

Rahimo (BUR) v Enyimba (NGR)

APR (RWA) v Gor Mahia (KEN)

AngloGold (GUI) v Stade Malien (MLI)

Al Ahly Benghazi (LBA) v Mekelle 70 (ETH)

Akonangui (GEQ) v Petro Luanda (ANG)

Mlandege (ZAN) v CS Sfaxien (TUN)

Buffles (BEN) v Mouloudia Alger (ALG)

Bantu (LES) v Nkana (ZAM)

AS SONIDEP (NIG) v Mogadishu City Club (SOM)

AS Otoho (CGO) v Al Merrikh (SUD)

Gor Mahia to face former striker Tuyisenge in CAF Champions League
Gor Mahia FC’s Nicholas Kipkirui (left) and Jacques Tuyisenge lead part of the team in celebrating as the Champions of Kenya Premier League 2018-19 at Kenyatta Stadium on May 25, 2019. [Jonah Onyango, Standard]

SECOND PRELIMINARY ROUND

CR Belouizdad or EL Nasr v APR FC or Gor Mahia

Al Ahly Benghazi v Mekelle 70 (ETH) or Esperance (TUN)

Buffles or Mouloudia Alger v Mlandege or CS Sfaxien

Costa do Sol or Platinum v Plateau United or Simba

Racing Club Abidjan or ASKO Kara v Horoya (GUI)

AngloGold or Stade Malien v Wydad Casablanca (MAR)

PWD Bamenda or Kazier Chiefs v Primeiro Agosto (ANG)

AS Otoho or AL Merrikh v Rahimo or Enyimba

Forest Rangers or AS Bouenguidi v TP Mazembe (COD)

AS SONIDEP or Mogadishu City Club v Al Ahly (EGY)

TBA or Teungueth v Raja Casablanca (MAR)

Bantu or Nkana v Akonangui or Petro Luanda

ESW or Ngozi v AS Vita Club (COD)

Gazelle or Garde Republicaine v Zamalek (EGY)

Jwaneng Galaxy or US Zilimadjou v Mamelodi Sundowns (RSA)

Nouadhibou or Asante Kotoko v Vipers or Al Hilal

 

 

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