AS Onze createurs arrived in Rwanda with a reserve of on goal
The Malian team reached the country with a backup victory of 1-0, they got against Rayon Sports to a 1-0 in their previous match scored by Boubacar Samassékou’s lone strike in Bamako last week.
Rayon Sports who have been in thorough preparations since returning from Bamako early this week will be aiming for a two-goal margin to be able to proceed in the next round.
In Saturday’s decisive game, the blues are supposed to prevent conceding any goal at home so as to make sure that they get a 2-0 win to be on the safe side of qualifying to the next round or a 1-0 win which would take both sides to a penalty shoot-out to decide the eventual winner since they will all be tied to a 1-all goal aggregate.
The 16 triumphant teams from this first round two-legged fixture will face the 16 losers from the Champions League first round. The 16 eventual winners of the play-off round will advance to the lucrative group stage.
Rayon Sports leads the national league table and they arrived at this stage after their easiest success over South Sudan’s Al Wau Salaam 6-0 on goal aggregate.