Gor Mahia will face off with Malawi representatives, Big Bullets in the opening round of the 2018-2019 Africa champions league. The first match is to be played during the week of November 27 2018. The return leg will be a week later.
Big Bullets werethe runners up of the Malawi league in 2017. The 2018 season is not complete yet. Their arch rivals, Wanderers were selected to enter the champions league. Wanderers declined the offer and Big Bullets took the opportunity.
Should Gor Mahia win, they will next face the winner of the encounter pitting UMS de Loum of Cameroun and Lobi Stars of Nigeria. The first round matches will be played during the week of December 14.