Marumo Gallants are prepared for his or her first style of African soccer this weekend.
The shock 2021 Nedbank Cup winners – who had been beforehand referred to as Tshakhuma Tsha Madzivhandila FC – are one among solely 4 South African sides in African competitors this season.
They’ve travelled to Equatorial Guinea forward of their CAF Confederation Cup preliminary spherical conflict first leg conflict towards Futuro Kings FC on the Estadio de Mongomo on Saturday, 11 September.
Kick-off is at 17:00 SA time.
Marumo Gallants chairperson Abram Sello mentioned he’s longing for the group to return residence with all three factors forward of the second leg.
Selo mentioned within the Sowetan: “We’re very prepared, however we’re additionally scared as a result of it’s the primary time going out [of SA] and there are a number of challenges; we’re going into a really tough nation.
“Their logistics are very troublesome, however we’re equipped for that, we’re going to come again with a consequence and we’ve been making ready.”
The second leg tie will happen on Friday, 17 September on the Peter Mokaba Stadium at 15:00.
Marumo Gallants misplaced their opening DStv Premiership match of the season away to Baroka FC 2-0 earlier than holding Soweto giants Orlando Pirates to a goalless draw at residence.