CAF TotalEnergies Confederation Cup : Highly Entertaining Games Expected For Second Round As Kwara United Looks To Mute Defending Champions RS Berkane
Nigeria club, Kwara United is set to face defending champions of the CAF Confederation Cup, RS Berkane in the second preliminary round as it promises to be full of fireworks with entry of new .ers and teams.
RS Berkane who are the defending champions were exempted from the previous round but will now face Nigeria’s Kwara United who won thier first preliminary game to set up an highly anticipated clash with the Morocco based club.
Also, AS Real Bamako of Mali and Accra Hearts of Oak of Ghana will lock horns, Kipanga of Zanzibar who managed to reach the second round will now have to face Club Africain of Tunisia, while a southern African duel awaits Royal AM of South Africa and Zesco of Zambia.
FC Saint Eloi Lupopo of DR Congo will only make their debut in the second round of the competition, taking advantage of their opponents’ withdrawal in the first round. And now they will face Sagrada Esperança of Angola.
Another interesting encounter is between good teams, Sporting Gagnoa of Côte d’Ivoire and JS Saoura of Algeria.
ASCK of Togo will face USM Alger meanwhile Al Akhder of Libya will face Azam of Tanzania.
Second Round Fixtures
Al Akhder (Libya) – Azam FC (Tanzania)
Hilal AlSahil (Sudan) – Pyramids FC (Egypt)
AS Kigali (Rwanda) – Al Nasr (Libya)
ASCK (Togo) – USM Alger (Algeria)
Elgeco Plus (Madagascar) – Marumo Gallants (South Africa)
AS FAR (Morocco) – Anglogold Ashanti GBS (Guinea)
Fasil Kenema (Ethiopia) – CS Sfaxien (Tunisia)
Ferroviaro da Beira (Mozambique) – Diables Noirs (Congo)
Kallon FC (Sierra Leone) – Future FC (Egypt)
Kipanga (Zanzibar) – Club Africain (Tunisia)
Kwara United (Nigeria) – RS Berkane (Morocco)
Royal AM (South Africa) – Zesco United (Zambia)
Sporting Gagnoa (Côte d’Ivoire) – JS Saoura (Algeria)
St Eloi Lupopo (DR Congo) – GD Sagrada Esperança (Angola)
St Michel (Seychelles) – DC Motema Pembe (DR Congo)
AS Real Bamako (Mali) – Accra Hearts of Oak (Ghana)
The second preliminary round of the CAF Confederation Cup is scheduled on 7, 8 and 9 October (for the first leg) and 14, 15 and 16 October (Second leg).