CAF Champions League, Confederations Cup Quarterfinal Draw, Date, Time, Teams

CAF Champions League, Confederations Cup Quarterfinal Draw, Date, Time, Teams

Babajide Orevba
March 7, 2024 at 1:57 PM
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  • CAF is set to hold the draws for the Champions League and Confederations Cup knockout phase
  • Mamelodi Sundowns and seven other clubs are set to know their opponents in the last-eight
  • Some surprise teams are contenting in the Confederations Cup, including Nigeria's Rivers United

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has confirmed the draw date of the knockout phase of the Champions League and Confederations Cup.

A statement by the football body says the remaining participating teams will know their opponents on Tuesday, March 12.

The draw for both competitions is billed to be held in Cairo, the capital of Egypt.

CAF Champions League, CAF Confederations Cup, Rivers United, Mamelodi Sundowns, Cairo
CAF Champions League and CAF Confederations Cup quarterfinal draws are set for March 12. Photo Credit: @RiversUnitedFC.
Source: Twitter

The event starts with the CAF Confederation Cup at 14h00 Cairo time (12h00 GMT) and the CAF Champions League at 15h00 Cairo time (13h00 GMT), the statement said.

Below are the teams remaining in both competitions.

CAF Confederations Cup quarterfinalists

1. USM Alger (Algeria)

2. Zamalek (Egypt)

3. Dreams FC (Ghana)

4. RS Berkane (Morocco)

5. Modern Future (Egypt)

6. Abu Salem (Libya)

7. Rivers United (Nigeria)

8. Stade Malien (Mali)

CAF Champions League quarterfinalists

1. Al Ahly (Egypt)

2. ASEC Mimosas (Cote d’Ivoire)

3. Mamelodi Sundowns (South Africa)

4. Atletico Petroleos (Angola)

5. TP Mazembe (DR Congo)

6. Simba SC (Tanzania)

7. Esperance Sportive de Tunis (Tunisia)

8. Young Africans (Tanzania)

Rhulani Mokwena desperate for continental title

Meanwhile, Mamelodi Sundown's boss Rhulani Mokwena expressed confidence in his team's capability to win the CAF Champions League.

"I believe if we still need to send a message [to doubters], something is wrong,"
"Mamelodi Sundowns have proven themselves as one of the best teams on the continent, and we will win the Champions League."

Dreams FC players hit Kudus' celebration

Sports Brief earlier reported that some players of Ghana's Dreams FC joined the trending Mohammed Kudus celebration after performing it during their CAF Confederations Cup game against Academica Lobito.

The Ghanaian FA Cup winners strolled to a 4-0 victory and moved to joint top with Club Africain in Group C of the competition.

Dreams FC's confirmed their place in the quarter-finals after the important win as the players were seen running to the advertising board to have a sit-down while celebrating a goal.

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Babajide Orevba is a CAF accredited Nigerian journalist and HOD of the Local Desk with over 10 years of experience in media landscape.He studied NCE Political Science/Social Studies, AOCOED.