Reigning champions Tusker and FKF Cup winners Gor Mahia await continental draw

The brewers' who retained the title on the final day of last season at the expense of Gor, will be hoping for a better draw in Champions League

Tusker FC and Gor Mahia will find out their opponents for next season's continental engagements when the draw for both the African Champions League and Confederations Cup tournament is held in Cairo, Egypt, on Sunday.

The duo earned the right to represent Kenya on the continental stage after clinching the 2012 Kenyan Premier League and domestic Cup competitions respectively.

Tusker who retained the KPL title on the final day of last season's competition at the expense of Gor Mahia, will be hoping for a much better outing in the lucrative competition on their second successive attempt.

Last term, the brewers then managed by Sammy Omollo, were eliminated in the preliminary round of the competition after a 1-0 aggregate loss to regional rivals Patriotic Army (APR) from Rwanda.

Brewers tactician Robert Matano will however, be relieved as his charges will avoid continental bigwigs Al Ahly of Egypt, Esperance of Tunisia and TP Mazembe of DR Congo who have a bye to the tournament's next round.

Likewise, Gor Mahia will hope to learn from the experience of the poor show during last season's Confederations Cup.

K'Ogalo succumbed to a 4-0 aggregate defeat against little known Ferroviao de Maputo from Mozambique, a result that eventually cost Cameroonian coach Anaba Awono his job.

The two Kenyan teams will be seeking to at least qualify for the money spinning round robin stage of the tournament - which equates to the quarter finals.