Previewing Saturday & Sunday CAF Champs League games

Previewing Saturday & Sunday CAF Champs League games
Al Ahly's player Emad Meteb (L) in action against Wydad Casablanca's player Abdelatif Noussir (R) during the African Champions League

by Austin Ditlhobolo

Saturday Mar 17, 2018. 09:00

The 2018 CAF Champions League’s First Round will continue with 15 first-leg matches across the continent on Saturday and Sunday.

The defending African champions Wydad Casablanca of Morocco are set to take on Ivorian side Williamsville Athletic Club at the Stade Robert Champroux in Abidjan on Saturday. Wydad are leading 7-2 on aggregate.

Record eight-time African champions Al Ahly of Egypt will travel to the Stade d'Angondjé in Libreville where they are scheduled to face Gabonese giants CF Mounana, who lost 4-0 in the first-leg clash.

On Sunday, the 2016 African champions Mamelodi Sundowns of South Africa will host Rwandan champions Rayon Sports at the Loftus Versfeld Stadium. The first-leg match ended in a 0-0 draw.

Tunisian giants Esperance de Tunis will host Kenyan champions Gor Mahia at the Stade Olympique de Radès in Radès on Sunday. The two teams drew 0-0 in the first-leg clash.

The winners on aggregate winners will advance into the group stage.

CAF Champions League fixtures

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


Township Rollers v Young Africa (2-1) KO: 15h45

Generation Foot v Horoya (1-2) - KO: 19h30

CF Mounana v Al Ahly (0-4) KO: 16h30

Mbabane Swallows v Zanaco (2-1) KO: 15h00

Songo v TP Mazembe (0-4) KO: 15h00

Bidvest Wits v 1º de Agosto (0-1) KO: 17h00

MC Alger v MFM (0-2) KO: 21h45

Williamsville Athletic Club v Wydad Casablanca (2-7) KO: 18h00


Plateau United v Etoile du Sahel (2-4) KO: 15h00

Esperance de Tunis v Gor Mahia (0-0) KO: 17h00

ASEC Mimosas v ZESCO United (1-0) KO: 18h00

Al Hilal Omdurman v Togo Port (0-2) KO: 19h30

ES Setif v Aduana Stars (0-1) KO: 20h00

AS Vita v Difaa El Jadida (0-1) KO: 15h30

Mamelodi Sundowns v Rayon Sports (0-0) KO: 19h00

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