Cape Town City FC to make their CAF debut against Young Buffaloes

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Cape Town City FC to play CAF Confederations Cup
Cape Town City FC to play CAF Confederations Cup

The draw  for the preliminary rounds of the 2018 CAF Champions League and CAF Confederation Cup competitions was conducted during a meeting on wednesday  at the headquarters in Cairo, Egypt.

Mamelodi Sundowns, Al Ahly, Wydad Casablanca  and 2017  CAF Confedaration Champions TP Mazembe were exempt from the preliminary rounds of the tournament.

2016 Champions League winners Mamelodi Sundowns, who were knocked out in the quarter-finals of this year’s event, will face either LLB Académic FC from Burundi or Rayon Sport of Rwanda in their group stage qualifier.

Last season’s Absa Premiership champions Bidvest Wits will face Mauritian outfit Pamplemousses in the preliminary round for a spot in the CAF Champions League group stage qualifers.

In the Confederation Cup, SuperSport United, who narrowly lost this year’s final to TP Mazembe, will face the winner of the preliminary round clash between Angola’s Atletico Petroleos and Malawi’s Master Security.

Last year’s third-placed Absa Premiership side Cape Town City will make their CAF bow against Swazi outfit Young Buffaloes in their first-round qualifier.

Dates, venues and kick-off times are yet to be confirmed.

 

 

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