USM Alger seek revenge against Al Masry

USM Alger seek revenge against Al Masry
USM Alger player Hammar Ziri (C) celebrates after scoring against Caps United during the 2017 CAF Champions League game between USM Alger and Caps United in Algiers, Algeria on 9 July 2017 © BackpagePix

by Bertin Basson

Friday Sep 21, 2018. 08:05

USM Alger will host Al Masry in the 2018 CAF Confederation Cup quarter-final match on Sunday.

Kick-off is at 21h00 CAT.

The second-leg game is set to take place at the Stade 8 Mai 1945 in Sétif, Algeria.

Al Masry emerged 1-0 winners in the first-leg encounter at the Al Masry Club Stadium last weekend.

The Algerian side is looking to extend its unbeaten home record in this year's Confederation Cup having registered three wins and two draws.

Alger head coach Thierry Froger, who hails from France, will be eager to lead his side to victory at home.

Egyptian side Al Masry has a good away record in this year's Confederation Cup having registered five draws and one defeat.

Egyptian football legend Hossam Hassan, the Al Masry head coach, will be looking to lead his side to victory in Algeria.

Botswana match referee Joshua Bondo will be in charge of the game between USM Alger and Al Masry.

The winner on aggregate will take on either DR Congolese champions AS Vita and Moroccan side RS Berkane in the semi-finals.



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