Enyimba Avoid Etoile, Raja Casablanca In CAF Confederation Cup Group
By Amaechi Agbo
Nigeria’s surviving continental campaigners, Enyimba FC of Aba will not play Tunisian giants, Étoile Sportive du Sahel and Moroccan side, Raja Casablanca in the group stage of the CAF Confederation Cup.
Enyimba who booked their place into the group stage on Sunday after defeating fellow Nigeria side, Rivers United 5-4 via penalty will avoid the duo when the draw for the group stage is made.
The 2020-21 Total CAF Confederation Cup Group Stage draw will be conducted on Monday 22 February 2021 in Cairo, Egypt.
In the pots made available, Enyimba is paired in Pot A along RS Berkane, Etoile De Sahel, Raja Casablanca.
Pot B has Pyramids, CS Sfaxien, ES setif, Js Kabyile.
Orlando pirates, Salitas Fc, Coton sport, Nkana Fc are in Pot C
While Pot D is made up of ASC Jaraf, Al Ahli Benghazi , Napsa stars , Namungo SC.
Teams in the same pot cannot be paired in the same group.
Enyimba has qualified for the group stage in the Confederation Cup on four consecutive times.
The draw will be conducted at 13h00 GMT (15h00 Cairo local time) by head of Competitions, Khaled Nassar.
Total CAF Confederation Cup: Road to final
MD 1 – 10th March
MD 2 – 17th March
MD 3 – 4th April
MD 4 – 11th April
MD 5 – 21st April
MD 6 – 28th April
Quaretrfinal – 16th May / 23rd May (2nd leg)
Semifinal – 20th June/ 27th June (2nd leg)
Final – 10th July