Vipers Sports Club contingent has arrived safely in the Tunisian town of Sfax ahead of a crucial Caf Confederation Cup play off return leg match against Club Sportiff Sfaxien.

The 13 hours long journey started on Friday morning at Entebbe International airport enroute to Tunis via Dubai and Istanbul respectively before a 260 kms bus drive finally landed the Venoms in Sfax where the match is scheduled to take place.

On the same note, due to flight connections, Vipers left Uganda in two batches of 17 people aboard Turkish Airlines while seven on Emirates however both groups linked up in Tunis and moved in one piece to Sfax where the advance team had finalised all necessary arrangements.

Ibisi hotel in Sfax, Tunisia where the Venoms are residing.

Caf inter club competition regulations, provides for a flight on any distance exceeding 200 kms from the respective country capital city however due to ongoing renovations at Sfax airport, all domestic flights are temporarily off therefore was no option than a bus and the team had no problems on the way.

Upon arrival after a gruesome journey, the players had a light session within the hotel gardens, stretched before heading to their respective rooms for a thorough rest thus will feel the Tareb Mhiri stadium today at 9:00pm (EST).

Newly opened Ibis hotel which is just a 10 minutes drive from the international fair of Sfax next to Medina, has provided accommodation to the team.

Despite the jetlag, the lads are all in good health and ready for the task at hand as they try to make history at the club.

Having been held to a goalless draw at St Mary’s stadium on Saturday last week, Vipers needs an outright win or a scoring draw to book a desired slot in the confederation cup group stages.

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