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April 12, 2024

Simba SC conquer Vipers SC in CAF Champions League

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Vipers SC are yet to win a match in the CAF Champions League.

CAF Champions League Results – Match Day 3 | 25 February 2023

AS Vita Club 1-0 JS Kabylie

Vipers SC 0-1 Simba SC

ES Tunis 2-0 Zamalek SC

Al Ahly SC 2-2 Mamelodi Sundowns

Raja Casablanca 2-0 Horoya AC

Sunday – Simba SC got the better of Simba SC in the CAF Champions League, beating the Ugandan club 1-0 in a Group C match on Saturday.

READ MORE: Vipers SC v Simba SC – Team News Confirmed

Simba SC players celebrating their win at fill-time | Photo credit: Simba SC

Congolese defender Henoc Inonga Baka scored the winning goal for Simba SC with a tap-in in the 20th minute at Vipers’ St. Mary’s stadium.

Thanks to his goal, the visitors bagged their first three points in the Champions League.

Zambian Phiri had been the most exciting player for Simba, and he had some chances before the goal. In the eighth minute, he had found space on the right but his shot came off the side netting.

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Simba’s Kibu battle for the ball with Hillary Mukundane of Vipers SC | Photo credit: Simba SC

Vipers are currently struggling to make things work in their maiden appearance in the CAF Champions League. The Venoms have not won a single game in Group B after three match days.

Brazilian Roberto Luiz Bianchi’s troops have played three matches in the Champions League, losing two and registering one draw.

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Forwards Moses Phiri, Denis Kibu and goal scorer Henocj Inonga celebrating | Photo credit: Simba SC

Vipers SC CAF Champions League Record

Raja Casablanca 5-0 Vipers SC

Vipers SC 0-0 Horoya AC

Vipers SC 0-1 Simba SC

The Kitende based side currently sit third on the StarTimes Uganda Premier League table with 28 points, seven points behind table leaders KCCA FC.

Vipers SC next CAF Champions League Fixtures

Simba SC v Vipers SC – Wednesday 8 March (7:00 pm)

Vipers SC v Raja Casablanca – Wednesday 18 March (7:00 pm)

Horoya AC v Vipers SC – Friday 31 March

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