Kenya’s representatives in Caf Confederations Cup AFC Leopards’ touched down at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport on Monday after booking a ticket to the first round of the competition with a 2-1 second leg win over Ethiopia’s Defense in Addis Ababa on Sunday.
Ingwe came back immediately after the game as they have a mid-week Kenya Premier League assignment against KCB on Wednesday.
Fit again striker Allan Wanga, who grabbed a brace in Addis Ababa, was ecstatic after helping Ingwe qualify 4-1 on aggregate and he is looking forward to the first round match against Supersport United on March 2 in South Africa.
“I feel really excited that I came back from injury to score the two goals that helped the team progress to the next stage of the competition. I cannot explain my happiness and as a team we are really excited.
“We gave our best and pushed hard especially in the second period. We are looking forward to the next round and we want to make history by making it to the group stages. We have lots of respect for Supersport United but don't fear them,” Wanga told Goal on arrival from Addis Ababa.
AFC Leopards’ will now shift their attention to Wednesday’s league clash against KCB with coach Nandwa expected to shuffle the team to give some players a rest.
“We have a couple of players, who remained back home and we will give them some playing time. We have a good squad with depth enough depth and fans should not be worried.”