The circumstance has gone from terrible to more regrettable for Vipers SC as they are set to be without six of their players for the CAF Champions Alliance attach with Al-Hilal because of Coronavirus.
The Venoms will visit Al-Hilal in Sudan for the second leg of the fundamental round on Sunday, December 6.
Be that as it may, their central participants including skipper Halid Lwaliwa, Abdul Karim Watambala, Abraham Ndugwa, Geoffrey Wasswa, Milton Kariisa and Livingstone Mulondo won’t go with the group in the wake of testing positive for Coronavirus in the tests completed today.
Lwaliwa, Watambala and Wasswa played the whole an hour and a half in the firstr leg at the St. Mary’s Arena Kitende last Saturday.
Nduggwa began the game however was removed halfway during that time half, while Kariisa was removed in first half added time after a toiled execution.
The Fred Kajoba coached side are aiming for atleast a 2-0 win in Sunday’s game if they are to make it to the next round after losing 1-0 in the first leg at home.
The first leg result together with the COVID-19 disruption leaves the Venoms chances of progression hanging on a thread.
Their ultimate target this season was to make it to the group stage of Champions League but all odds seems to be stuck against them now.