Zesco United's Dout Musekwa and David Odiambo Owino
Thursday Jun 29, 2017. 13:30
Smouha will welcome ZESCO United in the 2017 CAF Confederation Cup Group C match at the Borg El Arab Stadium in Alexandria on Friday.
Kick-off is at 18h00 CAT.
The Blue Wave were defeated 2-1 by Al-Hilal Al-Ubayyid in their previous group match which was played in Al-Abayyid, Sudan almost two weeks ago.
The defeat left the Egyptian club placed fourth on the Group C standings with four points. They are three points behind group leaders Al-Ubayyid.
Islam Mohareb netted for Smouha against Ubayyid and he will be looking to score against ZESCO and help his side record a home victory.
Meanwhile, ZESCO were thrashed 3-0 by Recreativo do Libolo in their previous group match which was played in Calulo nearly two weeks ago.
The defeat left the Zambian club placed third on the Group C standings with six points. They are a one point behind group leaders Al-Ubayyid.
Idris Mbombo, who scored against Do Libolo in ZESCO's third group match, will be eager to inspire Zega Mambo to victory over Smouha.
The winner between Smouha and ZESCO will go to the top of the Group C standings if the result between Ubayyid and ZESCO go their way.