The Sundowns CAF Group has finally been revealed. After going through the qualifiers, the Mamelodi Sundowns find out about their opponents in the CAF Champions League group stage. Pitso Mosimane’s team started qualifying convincingly. The final score was 5-3 against Otoho d’Oyo after they overcame a 2-1 league defeat.
The Mamelodi is one of the best teams in the league, and they showed it in the first round when they beat Cote d’Oro 5-0. That was before the second game when they finished the series with a score of 11: 1. After last night’s draw, the Sundowns find out they are in Group C. Their opponents will be Wydad Casablanca, Petro de Luanda, USM Alger. The Sundowns remained the only South African team in the competition after the Orlando Pirates were defeated in the first round.
A: ZESCO United, Zamalek / Generation Foot, TP Mazembe, Primeiro de Agosto.
B: Al-Ahly, FC Platinum, Al-Hilal, Etoile du Sahel.
C: Wydad Casablanca, Petro de Luanda, Mamelodi Sundowns, USM Alger.
D: Esperance de Tunis, AS Vita Club, JS Kabylie, Raja Casablanca.
Sundowns CAF Groups 2019
The draw for the group stage was in Cairo with the table of the matches for the next stage of the competition. Last year’s Tunisian champions will try to defend the title. The Tunisian team is in Group D with clubs such as AS Vita, JS Kabylie and Raja Club Athletic. The eight-time Egypt champions Al Ahly will compete in Group B with teams Al Hilal, FC Platinum, Etoile du Sahel. Last year’s losers in the final Wydad Ath will compete in Group C.
Ahmed Hassan participated in the draw. At the ceremony there were all the team members who will compete in the famous tuner this year. The ceremony included members of the CAF Organizing Committee, Fatma Samoura, Africa’s Chief Delegate, FIFA Secretary-General, and CAF’s first Vice President.
The first matches are going to be held on 27th of October 2019…
Finally, there was the draw for the Total CAF Confederation Cup Final. The teams are organized according to the winners of the Second Preliminary Round of the Second Team Contest. Against the defeated teams from the second round of the CAF Champion League. The first matches will be 27th of October 2019. The return games are going to be the 3rd of November 2019. It will be interesting to see on Soccer 10 which teams will prove to be the best and whether the Sundowns will be able to achieve a great result.