Abderrahmane Hachoud of MC Alger
Saturday Aug 18, 2018. 13:00
Difaâ Hassani d'el-Jadida will lock horns with Mouloudia Club (MC) d'Alger in the 2018 CAF Champions League Group B match at the Stade El Abdi in Morocco on Saturday.
Kick-off is at 20h00 CAT.
The Moroccan side drew 1-1 with Algerian side Entente Sportive (ES) de Sétif at home in their previous Group B game late last month.
El Jadidi are placed fourth on the group standings having collected only two points from four matches. They are three points behind second-placed MC Alger.
If El Jadida secure a victory against Alger, they will see them keep up with the pacesetters in their group.
Saimon Msuvu and Ayoub Nanah are El Jadida’s key players and the duo players will be keen to play an important role in helping his side overcome Alger.
Meanwhile, Alger drew 1-1 with DR Congolese giants TP Mazembe at home in their previous Group B match over two weeks ago.
The Algerian side are placed second on the group standings having accumulated five points from four matches.
They are five points behind group leaders Mazembe with two matches left. They will keep up with the group leaders if they beat El Jadida.
Walid Derrardja and Amr Karaoui have both scored in the group stage for Alger and they will be keen to help their team win in Morocco.
Kenyan referee Davies Omweno is set to officiate the game between El Jadida and Alger.