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Uncertainty surrounds Ulinzi Stars trip to Libya

23:59 GMT+3 12/01/2017
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Ulinzi Stars are still not aware of where they will play their first match against Al-Hilal SC

Ulinzi Stars’ opponents for Caf Confederation Cup Al-Hilal Benghazi are yet to confirm venue for their first leg match with two weeks to go.

The Libyan top club are yet to respond to a letter from Confederation of African Football requesting that they confirm venue for the preliminary fixture.

Goal has obtained a letter sent by Caf to Libya Football Association and Al-Hilal SC (which has also been copied to Ulinzi Stars) requesting that they confirm venue for the preliminary fixture.

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“We wish that you confirm where your first leg match of Caf Confederation Cup against Ulinzi Stars will be played in order to give room for proper preparations,” the letter reads in part.

The soldiers have already stepped up preparations for the fixture and have named a strong squad for the match, whose dates are set for between February 10 and 12.

Squad: Goalkeepers; James Saruni, Jacktone Odhiambo, Finius Odhiambo. Defenders; Hassan Mohammed, Hamisi Abdalla, Rodgers Omondi, Omar Mbongi, Benson Sande, Cylus Shitote, Geoffrey Kokoyo, Oliver Rutto, Brian Birgen. Midfielders; Baron Oketch, John Kago, Churchill Muloma, Justine Onwong'a, Daniel Waweru, Stephen Ocholla, Boniface Onyango, Samuel Onyango, Michael Otieno, Enosh Ochieng. Forwards; John Mark Makwata, Evans Amwoka, Oscar Wamalwa, Stephen Waruru.