Previewing Saturday's CAF Confederation Cup games

Previewing Saturday's CAF Confederation Cup games
Zanaco goalkeeper Acha Kola (L) in action

by Austin Ditlhobolo

Saturday Apr 07, 2018. 09:00

The seven 2018 CAF Confederation Cup play-off round first-leg matches will take place on Saturday.

The play-off round includes 32 teams: the 16 winners of the Confederation Cup first round and the 16 losers of the CAF Champions League first round.

Zambian side Zanaco will host Moroccan giants Raja Casablanca at the Nkoloma Stadium in Lusaka, while Ethiopian outfit Kedus Giorgis are set to welcome Sudanese club Hilal Obayed at the Addis Ababa Stadium in Addis Ababa.

At the Estádio do Ferroviário, UD Songo will face off with Cara Brazzaville of Congo-Brazzaville in Beira, while Tanzanian champions Young Africans are expected to face Ethiopian outfit Welayta Dicha at the National Stadium in Dodoma.

DR Congo giants AS Vita are scheduled to take on Congo-Brazzaville side La Mancha at the Stade de Martyrs in Kinshasa, while Williamsville AC of Ivory Coast will welcome Equatorial Guinea club Deportivo Niefang at the Stade Robert Champroux in Abidjan.

Lastly, Génération Foot of Senegal will square off with Moroccan outfit RSB Berkane at the Stade Léopold Sédar Senghor in Dakar.

The winners on aggregate will advance to the group stage of this year's Confederation Cup.

Saturday's Confederation Cup fixtures

Zanaco v Raja Casablanca - 15h00

Kedus Giorgis v CARA Brazzaville - 15h00

Songo v Hilal Obayed - 15h00

Young Africans v Welayta Dicha - 15h00

Vita Club v La Mancha - 16h30

WAC v Deportivo Niefang - 18h00

Génération Foot v RSB Berkane - 19h00

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