Mar 1, 2016, 10:11 AM
2015-2016 Gambia Football Federation
domestic division one league champions Gambia Ports Authority are set to host
AS Vita Club of the Democratic Republic of Congo in the first-leg tie of the
second round of the 2017 CAF Champions league on Sunday 12 March 2017, at the
Independence Stadium in Bakau at 4pm.
The Gambia champions beat Ivorian side Sewe Sport 1-0 on aggregate in the first round clash to advance to the second round first leg clash with the Congolese side in Banjul this weekend before the second leg in Kinshasa, a week later after the first leg in Banjul.
Gambia Ports Authority lost to bottom-place Bombada 3-2 in the country’s domestic division one league at last Sunday prior to CAF Champions league at the weekend, which dashed their hopes of retaining their 2015-2016 domestic division one league.
The ferry boys will stretch their muscle free to beat AS Vita Club massively to fancy their chances of reaching the third round as well as the group stage.
As Vita Club thrashed Royal Leopard 3-1 on aggregate in the first round to progress to the second round first leg clash with Gambia Ports Authority this weekend in Banjul.
The Congolese side are exploiting well in the premier league, and will be ruthless to thump Gambia Ports Authority in the first leg in Banjul, before the second leg in Kinshasa, a week later after the first leg in Banjul.