Thursday, May 07, 2009

Confed Cup draw looks good!

Some very juicy clashes are in store for Africa in the Confederations Cup. Ahly were gazumped last weekend and they'll be looking to tear their southern opponents to shreds. Draw was done earlier today.

Group A has Sudan’s two reps, El Merreikh and Al-Hilal, along with Zesco United of Zambia and Nigerians Kano Pillars, who dumped Al-Ahly out of the competition. Ahly have dropped down to the Confederation Cup, where they face Angolan side Santos.

Kampala City Council, who dispatched of SuperSport United, are up against Bayelsa United of Nigeria, while Sundowns’ conquerors, AS Vita of DRC, face Cameroon giants Coton Sport.

Primeiro - Sfaxien
Ahly EGY - Santos
Djoliba - Sétif
Ahly LIB - Haras
C'Sport - Vita
Kampala - Bayelsa
Kh'sset - S.Malien
Sfaxien are current champions and they are paired with Primeiro.

Here's the full breakdown
Primeiro de Agosto (Angola) vs CS Sfaxien (Tunisia)

Al-Ahly (Egypt) vs Santos (Angola)

Djoliba AC (Mali) vs ES Sétif (Algéria)

Ahly Tripoli (Libye) vs Haras El Hodoud (Egypt)

Coton Sport (Cameroon) vs AS Vita (DRC)

IZ Khemisset (Morocco) vs Stade Malien (Mali)

Kampala CC (Uganda) vs Bayelsa United (Nigeria)

ASEC Mimosas (Ivory Coast) vs ENPPI (Egypt)