Marumo Gallants CAF chaos continues

CAF Confederation Cup

The chaos that has engulfed Marumo Gallants' debut campaign in the CAF Confederation Cup looks set to continue ahead of a return leg against Futuro Kings of Equatorial Guinea.

Gallants host the second leg of their first-round tie at the Peter Mokaba Stadium on Friday, but changes were forced as the Equatorial Guinea club were yet to arrive in the country as of Friday morning.

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The away side was now expected to land in Johannesburg midday on Friday before proceeding to Polokwane.

Gallants have confirmed a delayed kick-off from an initial 15:00 kick-off to an evening start at 19:00.

"Kick-off times between Marumo Gallants and Futuro Kings Football Club has been changed from 15:00 to 19:00 tonight due to the late arrival of the Equatorial Guinea club in South Africa," a statement said.

"Futuro Kings FC are expected to arrive at OR Tambo International Airport at noon today and will head straight to Polokwane for the game."

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Gallants themselves endured a torrid away trip a week ago after arriving in Equatorial Guinea with just 13 squad members and without a goalkeeper.

Bahlabane Ba Ntwa spent a week away from home following a trip that took them from Polokwane to Johannesburg, Addis Ababa, Malabo, Bata, Mongomo, Yaounde then back to Addis Ababa, Johannesburg and back to Polokwane.

The hosts trail 2-1 on aggregate as they look to overturn their deficit at home.

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