The Zebediela-born Kekana captained Sundowns to their first Caf Champions League title and to the league crown they won in record fashion in the 2015/16 season.
The last time they won was back on 18 January when they dismantled Horoya FC in the group stages of the Caf Champions League.
Caf Champions League gold medallist, Victor Ezeji has tipped Nigeria’s representatives in this year’s continental inter-club competitions, Lobi Stars and Enugu Rangers, to scale the group stage of their respective championships.
Defeat completed a miserable nine days for Pirates, who were lucky to lose only 2-0 away to trophy-holders Esperance of Tunisia in a Caf Champions League group game last week.
The Brazilians have essentially been stuttering on the domestic front, with quick exits in cup competitions and their league campaign having endured stop-starts due to their involvement in the Caf Champions League.
It is a situation, that has seen him become the only Ugandan to win the Caf Champions League.
On display this week are South Africa’s two Caf Champions League participants, who have fallen behind in terms of fixtures played, thanks to their commitments on the continent.
The managers of the league, the League Management Company, LMC were quick to act as it dawned on them that Nigeria may not be able to meet the deadline of submitting the name of the country’s representative for the Caf Champions League.
VAR was also used during the finals of the 2018 Total Caf Champions League between Egyptian giants Al Ahly and Esperance of Tunisia.
He scored two of the three goals as they beat Musa Mohammed’s Nkana to book a ticket to the group stages of the Caf Champions League.