African duo miss OFC Champions Preliminary Stage due visa delay

The Samoan champions Lupe o le Soaga suffered a huge blow for their campaign in the upcoming Preliminary Stage of OFC Champions League. Recently, It was reported the midfielder Ken Kerewi was back to Lupe after a stint in New Zealand; indeed the player is back to the team, but due visa problems the Nigerian will not take part in the OFC tournament in its first stage.

Oscar Anto (left) and Ken Kerewi (right)

The problems are even bigger for Lupe o le Soaga: the young forward Oscar Anto from Ghana will not be available for the OFC Champions League Prelimary Stage alongisde Kerewi. The player also had problems with his visa for New Zealand – where the competition will take place – and both players will miss the first stage of the regional tournament.

Despite the bad news, the players might be ready for the Group Stage part of the competition, but Lupe will have the task to proceed to the next phase without the services of the African duo.

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