SC KIYOVU has lined up a friendly match against DRC’s Chinkuku ahead of next month’s Orange Confederation Cup preliminary round first leg against Simba.
The Club Secretary General Jean Marie Nsengiyumva reckons that the Congolese side will give the green baggies the ideal challenge before the Simba game.
“Chikuku will help us access the level of our team before we face Simba in the Confederation Cup,” the official said, before dismissing claims that the club has also secured a friendly against another Congolese side - AS Lupopo.
Kiyovu have bolstered their squad with three new signings; Meanwhile, Ibrahim Jingo (Express), Batte Shamiru (Entebbe Young) and Nelly Mayanja from SC Villa.
The first leg is scheduled for February 19 in Kigali, with the return leg to be staged in Dar es Salaam two weeks later.
The winner will meet ES Setif of Algeria in the round of 16. The first leg will be played on the weekend of March 23 – 25.Follow https://twitter.com/BonnieMugabe