Rollers officials visit Tanzania ahead of CAF CL clash

Rollers officials visit Tanzania ahead of CAF CL clash
Edwin Overlie of Township Rollers during the 2018 CAF Champions League football match between Township Rollers and EL Merreikh at National Stadium,Botswana on 10 February 2018 ©/BackpagePix

by Staff Reporter

Monday Feb 26, 2018. 16:30

Botswana Premier League (BPL) giants Township Rollers have began preparing for their 2018 CAF Champions League first round clashes with Young Africans.

Popa reached the first round after defeating Sudanese giants Al Merrikh 4-2 on aggregate in the preliminary round.

Rollers will take on Orapa United in this season's Mascom Top 8 Cup final in Francistown on Saturday.

Before facing Young Africans in the first-leg encounter in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania next week Tuesday.

"Our Team Manager Motshegetsi Mafa and General Manager Sydney Magagane visit Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania to organize team accommodation and logistics arrangements."

"They visited the Young Africans (Yanga) Headoffice to meet their management for team arrangements as well as visited the Tanzania National Stadium."

"Our fixture is scheduled for 6th March against Young Africans (Yanga) away in Dar Es Salaam," a club statement read.

The winner on aggregate between Rollers and Yanga will advance to the group stage.

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