By Clarkson Ogo
Nigeria and AS Kigali attacker, Alex Orotomal Assist was enough to give Rwanda team the much-needed victory to proceed to the next round of the CAF confederation cup.
The former St George’s hitman was introduced in the last quarter of the game to head the assist to connect fellow countryman Abubakar Lawal to slot in the lone goal against Orapa United of Bostwana.
Abubakar Lawal former Nigeria Nasarawa United and new sign-on of the Kigali based club also scored the only goal in Bostwana for As Kigali away 2-1 lose.
Rwanda’s AS Kigali will battle Uganda’s representatives in the Caf Confederation Cup, Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA FC) in the first round of the qualifiers.
The first leg will be played on either December 22nd or 23rd in Kigali, Rwanda while the second leg will be played on either January 5th or 6th in Kampala.
The winner over both legs will then play one of the losing sides from the Caf Champions League first-round ties for a chance to qualify for the 2020/21 Caf Confederations Cup group stages.
KCCA were confirmed as Uganda’s Confederation Cup representatives when the Federation of Uganda Football Associations (Fufa) cancelled the Stanbic Uganda Cup due to the coronavirus pandemic, a tournament that the winning team is picked for the continental slot.