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Tusker to play Ugandan champions KCCA in Kampala

Newly crowned Kenyan Premier League champions, Tusker FC, will play Ugandan side KCCA in a friendly match next weekend.

This match pitting the Kenyan champions against their Ugandan counterparts will be played in Kampala on Saturday.

Ugandan website first reported news on the planned friendly match before KCCA confirmed the same on their Twitter handle.

Tusker CEO Charles Obiny has in the past told Nairobi News that the club intends to engage in early preparations in readiness for the Caf African Champions league competition next year

Competing in the Champions League comes with increased incentives beginning next year. Each of the 16 teams featuring in the group stage of the competition will earn upto Sh55 million, with the overall winner taking home Sh250 million, which is an increase of Sh100 million.

Tusker under the tutelage of Uganda coach Paul Nkata have enjoyed an impressive campaign this term, dethroning Gor Mahia to win the league and adding the GOtv Shield to their silverware haul.