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Steve Biko to knock heads with ES Satif in CAF Champions League preliminaries As Gamtel will rub shoulders with RSLAF in CAF Confederation Cup

Dec 18, 2013, 10:44 AM | Article By: Lamin Darboe

The Gambia league champions Steve Biko have been drawn against Algerian side ES Satif in the preliminary stage of the 2014 CAF Champions league.

The 2014 CAF Champions league will be debut appearance for the Gambian champions in the CAF Premier Tier football club competition after clinching the country’s domestic league title in grand style last season.

The giants are embarking on massive preparations for the continent’s top tier football club competition after winning their first-ever domestic league since the inception of the Bakau-based outfit in 1978.

FA Cup champions Gamtel have been paired against Sierra Leonean side RSLAF in the 2014 CFA Confederation Cup preliminary stage.

The 2014 CAF Confederation Cup will be the third consecutive appearance for the telecom giants in the CAF second tier football competition, after they were eliminated in the preliminary stage in 2012 by Malian side AS Real De Bamako and in 2013 by Tunisian side CS Faxien.

Giant killers Steve Biko and telecoms giant Gamtel are currently preparing physically, mentally and morally for their continental outings as well as for the 2013-2014 national domestic league competition set to commence in January 2014.