CAF CC: Nigerian Clubs could draw each other

CAF CC: Nigerian Clubs could draw each other

Total CAF Confederations Cup draw will take place today, Wednesday in Cairo, Egypt and Nigeria clubs are likely to draw each other in the tournament.

According to a statement by CAF after the Interclub Committee meeting held today in Cairo, The 32 teams remaining in the CAF Confederations Cup will be paired according to their five-year ranking and teams were seeded into four Pots.

Four clubs relegated from the Total CAF Champions League were seeded (Pot A), and top four ranked teams from the Total CAF Confederation Cup (Pot B).


The remaining 12 teams from the Total CAF Champions League were drawn into Pot C and the others from the Total CAF Confederation Cup in Pot D.

Seven times NPFL Champions, Emyimba were seeded in Pot B alongside USM Alger, Supersport United and Hilal Obied.

MFM FC and League champions Plateau United who dropped from the CAF Champions League are seeded in Pot C while Aiteo Federations Cup Champions, Akwa United are in Pot D

Enyimba FC, Mfon Udoh

Credit: Twitter | EnyimbaFC

Pot A: El Hilal (Sudan), Saint George (Ethiopia), AS Vita (DR Congo), Zanaco (Zambia)

Pot B: USM Alger (Algeria), Supersport (South Africa), Hilal Obied (Sudan), Enyimba (Nigeria)

Pot C: ASEC Mimosas (Cote d’Ivoire), Mounana (Gabon), Young Africans (Tanzania), Williamsville (Cote d’Ivoire), Aduana (Ghana), Gor Mahia (Kenya), UD Songo (Mozambique), MFM (Nigeria), Plateau (Nigeria), Rayon Sport (Rwanda), Generation Foot (Senegal), Bidvest (South Africa)

Pot D: CR Belouizdad (Algeria), La Mancha (Congo), CARA (Congo), El Masry (Egypt), Niefang (Equatorial Guinea), Wolaitta Dicha (Ethiopia), Fosa Junior (Madagascar), Djoliba (Mali), RS Berkane (Morocco), Raja Club Athletic (Morocco), Costa do Sol (Mozambique), Akwa United (Nigeria)

Credit: Twitter | AkwaUnited_fc

The first draw will be to determine the matches between teams from Pot A and Pot D. The procedure will be repeated four times.

After, a ball from Pot B will be drawn against Pot C to determine the matches. The procedure will be repeated four times.

Once completed, the remaining eight teams from Pot C will be drawn against other eight from Pot D. One ball from Pot C will be drawn against another ball from Pot D. The procedure will be repeated eight times to complete the fixtures.

The teams from the Total CAF Confederation Cup will host the second leg matches.

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