Dreams have been drawn against Guinean fold Milo FC de Kankan in the preliminary round of the 2023/24 CAF Confederations Cup.
The first leg will be played in Guinea between August, 18-20, and the second leg in Accra between August 25-27, 2023.
The winner of the tie will progress to the final round of the qualifiers, where they’ll play the winner of the game involving AS Dounes of Niger and Kallon FC of Sierra Leone between September 15-17 and September 29 to October 1.
Below is all you need to know about Milo FC:
• Milo Football Club is a Guinean football club based in Kankan, playing in the first division championship, Ligue 1.
• The team was founded in 1976 and is owned by Sory Doumbaya.
• Milo is nicknamed Kankanais and has Blue and white as its jersey colors.
• The Kankanais play their home games at the M’balou Mady Diakité, a ground with 2,000 seats.
• Mido FC is managed by Mamadouba Sylla, who also doubles up as the head coach of Guinea’s local national team.
• The club has evolved several times in Guinean first division. At the end of the 2016/17 season, Milo FC returned to the first division after twelve years in the lower divisions. However, the team was instantly relegated to the lower tier league.
• Ahead of the 2021/22 season, Mido FC secured promotion to the Guinea topflight league, where they’ve played since and established themselves as a force to reckon with.
• Mido FC played in the CAF Confederation Cup in the 2022/23 season edition, bowing out in the preliminary round after losing to Togolese fold AS Kara 4-2 on aggregate.
• In the just ended Guinean Championship, Mido finished in third place with 42 points from 26 games, winning 12 of those games, drawing 6 and losing 8.