Zamalek escapes Al Ahly in the CAF Champions League Group Fixtures
By Our Sports Desk
Africa football giants Al Ahly and Zamalek of Egypt have learned their CAF Champions League group stage opponents following the draw conducted in Cairo on Friday.
The Draw of the CAF Champions League draw has been announced moments ago as the defending champions Al Ahly have been drawn in an easy group alongside AS Vita Club, Simba, and Al Merrikh.
Group A: El Merreikh (Sudan), Simba (Tanzania), AS Vita (DR Congo), Al Ahly (Egypt)
Group B: CR Belouizdad (Algeria), Al Hilal (Sudan), Mamelodi Sundowns, TP Mazembe (DR Congo)
Group C: Kaizer Chiefs, Petro Atletico (Angola), Horoya (Guinea), Wydad (Morocco)
Group D: Teungueth (Senegal), MC Alger (Algeria), Zamalek (Egypt), Esperance (Tunisia)
Recall that Nigeria’s CAF Champions League representative Enyimba FC of Aba failed to qualify for the group stages of the CAF Champions League as they failed to beat their Sudanese Opponent El Merreikh despite securing victory in Aba by 2 goals to 1 losing out on goals aggregates of 4 goals to 2 in favour of the Sudaness.
Total CAF CL Group Stage dates:
· Match Day 1 – 12th/13th of February 2021,
· Match Day 2 – 23rd of February 2021,
· Match Day 3 – 5th/6th of March 2021
· Match Day 4 – 16th of March 2021
· Match Day 5 – 2nd/3rd of April 2021
· Match Day 6 – 9th/10th of April 2021