Trophy-holders Esperance snatched a lucky last-gasp draw and Wydad Casablanca went on a five-goal romp Friday as the CAF Champions League gr...
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The CAF Champions League group phase kicked off at the weekend with a time-killing Moroccan coming under fire while a Guinean club fielded five starters with the same surname.
Wydad Casablanca and Mamelodi Sundowns shared the spoils as TP Mazembe crushed ES Setif Saturday.
Wydad Casablanca of Morocco and Mamelodi Sundowns of South Africa, the last two winners of the CAF Champions League, will face each other in the group phase this year.
KCCA of Uganda, Mbabane Swallows of Swaziland, Township Rollers of Botswana and Horoya of Guinea all became the first sides from their countries to make the group stages of the CAF Champions League on Friday.
Wydad Casablanca coach Faouzi Benzarti has faith that his side can retain the CAF Champions League, as they begin the campaign to win the trophy for the second year running.
Wydad Casablanca beat TP Mazembe 1-0 in Saturday's CAF Super Cup final, thanks to a free kick from Amin Tighazoui.
Wydad Casablanca should continue a run of Moroccan successes Saturday by lifting the CAF Super Cup, the first match in Africa to use the video assistant referee (VAR) system.
Urawa Red Diamonds won the Club World Cup fifth-place play-off 3-2 against Wydad Casablanca, largely down to a Mauricio brace.
Gremio, who became Copa Libertadores champions after defeating Lanus on Wednesday, completed the line up of the teams in the 2017 Club World Cup, which will take place in the United Arab Emirates between the 6 and 16 December.
Wydad Casablanca of Morocco became African champions for a second time when they defeated Al Ahly of Egypt 1-0 Saturday in the second leg of the CAF Champions League final.
Wydad Casablanca coach Hussein Amotta said it would be "suicidal" to try and defend the 1-1 CAF Champions League final first-leg draw when they meet Al Ahly again Saturday.
Achraf Bencharki scored a brace to down Algerian side USM Alger and send Wydad Casablanca into the CAF Champions League final.
USM Alger and Wydad Casablanca cancelled each other out in a hard-fought goalless draw in Algeria.
Mamelodi Sundowns are on course for a CAF Champions League semi-final berth, but Al Ahli Tripoli require a result on the road to join them.
Wydad Casablanca of Morocco and Al Ahly of Egypt secured CAF Champions League quarter-finals places Saturday, increasing the number of north African qualifiers to four.
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