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KCCA confident of eliminating St George

By Shafik Ssenoga

Added 17th March 2018 02:30 PM

A minimum of $550,000 (sh1.9bn) cash prize awaits KCCA should they make it to the group stages.

KCCA confident of eliminating St George

A minimum of $550,000 (sh1.9bn) cash prize awaits KCCA should they make it to the group stages.

CAF Champions League

First round

Return leg

Saturday,4pm

At StarTimes stadium,Lugogo

KCCA v St George (first leg ended in goalless draw)

KCCA FC head coach Mike Mutebi says that his players have the belief and confidence to go past Ethiopia's St George in the CAF Champions League this Saturday at StarTimes stadium.

"The players are very motivated and prepared. They have the belief that they can do it. We going to play a team that uses the ball well. They (St George) believe they have the advantage since it was a goal less draw in the first leg. They going to have an attitude of attacking," Mutebi noted.

KCCA meet St George today in a must win game if they to become the first Ugandan club to progress to the group stages of the CAF Champions League ever since they were introduced in 1997. Simba FC and SC Villa reached the finals of CAF Champions League when its was still African Cup of Champions.

A minimum of $550,000 (sh1.9bn) cash prize awaits KCCA should they make it to the group stages.

All that the Ugandan champions now have to navigate past Ethiopia's St George to be assured of the hefty group cash awards.

Cash prizes

Winner- $2.25m(sh8.1bn)

R/up- $1.25m (sh4.5bn)

S/ finals -$875,000 (sh3.1bn)

Q/finalist- $675,000 (sh2.4bn)

Third in group $550,000(sh1.9bn)

Fourth in group $550,000(sh1.9bn)

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