SINAN RAJUB SENOGA
Dennis Masinde Onyango and his Mamelodi Sundowns side will face Egypt’s Al Ahly SC in the quarter finals of the CAF Champions League.
The quarter final draws of the 2020 CAF Champions League were successfully held on Wednesday evening in Egypt and on a record had only former Champions.
Onyango’s Sundowns and Joseph Ochaya’s TP Mazembe were the only teams to reach the knock out stage while unbeaten.
Al Ahly has had a scintillating form in the Egyptian League winning all their 12 games but had to wait until the final group game to seal a quarter final berth at the expense of Jamal Salim’s Al Hilal Omdurman.
Sundowns and Al Ahly will be facing each other in what will be a repeat of last year’s quarter final where the former won 5-0 in South Africa and lost 1-0 in Cairo to progress to the semis.
TP Mazembe will hope to maintain their perfect run after being drawn against Morocco’s Raja Casablanca.
Sebastien Desabre’s Wydad Casablanca will face Etoile du Sahel of Tunisia while Zamalek and Esperance de Tunis will face off in the other quarter final duel.
The first leg of the games will be played between 28 and 29th February while the second legs have been scheduled for 6th and 7th March.
On the same event, the draws for the quarter finals of the CAF Confederation Cup were also held where Pyramids will face Zanaco of Zambia.
Pyramids FC is the home to Uganda Cranes winger Abdul Lumala while Zanaco is one of the two clubs in this competition yet to taste defeat.
Another unbeaten side is Guinea’s Horoya AC which is a home to Ugandan goalkeeper Robert Odongkara.
Horoya will face West African neighbors Enyimba of Nigeria.
Al Masry will lock horns with last year’s losing finalists RS Berkane of Morocco while Al Nasr Benghazi from Libya have been pitted against Hassania Agadir of Morocco.
1st March is the date for the first leg of the CAF Confederation Cup quarter finals while the return legs have been slated for 8th March.
Summary of the draw
CAF Champions League
• Al Ahly SC vs Mamelodi Sundowns
• Raja Casablanca vs TP Mazembe
• Zamalek SC vs Espérance Tunis
• Wydad Casablanca vs Etoile Sahel
CAF Confederation Cup
• Zanaco FC vs Pyramids FC
• Al-Nasr Benghazi vs Hassania Agadir
• Al Masry SC vs RS Berkane
• Enyimba FC vs Horoya AC