Etoile du Sahel face local rivals CS Sfaxien

Etoile du Sahel face local rivals CS Sfaxien
Etoile Sportive du Sahel players celebrating

by Austin Ditlhobolo

Friday Feb 01, 2019. 12:00

Etoile du Sahel will square off with CS Sfaxien in the 2018/19 CAF Confederation Cup Group B match on Sunday.

Kick-off is at 18h00 CAT.

The encounter is set to take place at the Stade Olympique de Sousse in the Tunisian city of Sousse.

Sahel qualified for the group stage as the winners of the first round with the best CAF 5-Year Ranking.

The last time the Tunisian club won the Confederation Cup was in 2015 after beating South African giants Orlando Pirates in the final.

Sahel booked their place in the tournament after finishing third in the Tunisian Ligue Professionnelle 1 last season.

Meanwhile, Sfaxien advanced to the group stage after defeating Ugandan giants Vipers SC in the play-off round.

The Tunisian side won 3-0 on aggregate - winning 3-0 at home following a 0-0 draw away in the first-leg match.

Sahel qualified for the competition after finishing fourth in the Tunisian Ligue Professionnelle 1 last season.

Senegalese referee Issa Sy will officiate the match between Sahel and Sfaxien.



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