Mbabane Swallows are leaving no stone unturned reserving most energy through resting key players and paying much on Tuesday’s Group D Day Two clash against Angola giants Primeiro de Agosto set for Mavuso Sports Centre in the capital, Manzini.
Congo scored in stoppage time to snatch a 1-1 draw away to Botswana on Saturday in Gaborone.
Kampala University midfielder Steven Mukwala scored just before the break to give Uganda a narrow win over Cameroon in their Second Round first leg Saturday in Kampala.
A late equalizer from captain Cumbane Kamo-Kamo saved Mozambique from the blushes of defeat against South Africa in their Second Round first leg Saturday in Beira.
Zambia began their defence on a promising note beating Rwanda 2-0 away on Saturday in Kigali.
Malawi’s poor home record continued when they lost 1-2 to Angola in the Second Rpund first-leg match played at Bingu National Stadium in Lilongwe on Saturday.
Host Algeria and Ghana settled for a barren draw in their Second Round first leg clash on Friday in Algiers.
Holders Zambia kickoff their 2019 qualifying campaign on Saturday when they play Rwanda in a first round, first leg match away Kigali
Botswana coach Dragojlo Stanojlovic has declared that victory remains their only target when they face Congo in the first leg of the Second Round on Saturday in Gaborone.
Tanzania coach Ammy Ninje has bolstered his attack ahead of Sunday’s Second Round first leg clash against Mali with the invitation of striker Habibu Kiyombo.