Previewing Saturday & Sunday CAF Confed Cup games

Previewing Saturday & Sunday CAF Confed Cup games
Lyle Lakay of Cape Town City celebrates goal with teammates during the Absa Premiership 2017/18 football match between Cape Town City FC and Chippa United at Athlone Stadium, Cape Town on 2 March 2018 ©Chris Ricco/BackpagePix

by Austin Ditlhobolo

Saturday Mar 17, 2018. 10:00

The 2018 CAF Confederation Cup’s First Round will continue with 14 first-leg games on Saturday and Sunday.

Tunisian giants Club Africain will host Moroccan side RSB Berkane at the Stade Olympique de Radès in Radès on Saturday. Berkane won 3-1 in the first-leg clash.

Egyptian outfit Al Masry will face off with Tanzanian giants Simba at the Al-Masry Club Stadium in Port Said on Saturday. The two teams drew 2-2 in the first-leg match.

On Sunday, Nigerian side Akwa United will welcome Libyan outfit Al-Ittihad Tripoli at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium in Uyo. The Godswill Akpabio International Stadium, Uyo won 1-0 in the first-leg.

Cape Town City of South Africa will take on Mozambican club Costa Do Sol at the Athlone Stadium in Cape Town on Sunday. City won 1-0 in the first-leg encounter.

The winners on aggregate winners will advance into the play-off round.

CAF Confederation Cup fixtures

First round - all times CAT - aggregate score in brackets.


Nkana v Belouizdad (0-3) - KO: 15h00

Club Africain v RSB Berkane (1-3) KO: 16h00

Nouadhibou v Raja Casablanca (1-1) KO: 17h30

Hilal Obayed v Olympic Stars (0-0) KO: 19h00

Al Masry v Simba (2-2) KO:19h30

APR v Djoliba (0-1) KO: 15h30


Deportivo Niefang v Motema Pembe (1-1) KO: 17h00

Fosa Juniors v ASPL 2000 (2-0) KO: 13h00

US Alger v Maniema Union (2-2) KO: 19h00

Zamalek v Welayta Dicha (1-2) KO: 19h00

Ben Guerdane v CARA Brazzaville (3-0) KO: 15h00

Enyimba v Energie (0-2) KO: 17h00

Akwa United v Al-Ittihad (0-1) KO: 17h00

Cape Town City v Costa Do Sol (1-0) KO: 16h00

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