"I won't play but I am confident my fellow colleagues will put up a good performance," says Onyango.
PIC: Sundowns goalkeeper Denis Onyango (right) poses with a Ugandan fan on arrival at Entebbe Airport on Wednesday. (Credit: Michael Nsubuga)
CAF CHAMPIONS LEAGUE, FIRST ROUND
Second leg: KCCA FC v Mamelodi Sundowns
(Sundowns won first leg 2-1)
Fees: Ordinary – sh10,000, regular – sh20,000, VIP – sh50,000
KAMPALA - Goalkeeper Denis Onyango and Khama Billiat and are some of the key players that will not feature for Mamelodi Sundowns due to injuries when the CAF Champions League holders face KCCA this Saturday.
The two sides will face off at Phillip Omondi Stadium, Lugogo to decide who advances.
Sundowns arrived in Uganda on Wednesday. (Credit: Michael Nsubuga)
Despite not playing last Saturday, Onyango was part of the defending champions’ 42-man contingent that arrived in Kampala on Wednesday while Billiat didn't make the trip.
The other doubtful player who travelled with the team is Sibusiso Vlakazi.
He sustained an injury when Sundowns played to goalless draw against Polokwane City in the Absa Premiership on Tuesday.
"I won't play but I am confident my fellow colleagues will put up a good performance and we qualify to the next round, " said Onyango, who is Uganda Cranes first-choice goalkeeper.
Sundowns players on arrival at Serena Hotel. (Credit: Michael Nsubuga)
Sundowns will be expected to conduct their first training Thursday evening at Lugogo.
Anele Calvin Ngcongca, Anthony Snoti Laffor, Bangaly Soumahoro, Dennis Onyango, Hlompho Kekana, Kennedy Onyango, Leonardo David Cortes, Lucky Benjamine Mohomi, Mzikayise Mashaba, Percy Tau,Ricardo Dos Santos Nascimento, Sibusiso Vlakazi, Tebogo Joseph Langerman, Teko Modise, Thabo Bennett Nthethe, Thapelo James Morena, Themba Zwane, Tiyani Samuel Mabunda, Wayne Earl Arendse, Wayne Sandlands, Yannick Khahire Zakri
Head coach: Pitso Mosimane