Futaa looks at this weekend’s CAF Champions League fixtures, including Kenya Premier League champions Gor Mahia.
For teams that have to qualify for the group stages of the Champions League, there are still more hurdles that these sides have to leap over.
The upcoming fixtures also pose a big threat for the most ambitious sides to fall victim to the tough qualification process.
Futaa takes a look at the fixtures for our regional league representatives in South Africa (Orlando Pirates & Mamelodi Sundowns), Nigeria (Enyimba and Kano Pillars), Ghana (Asante Kotoko and Ashanti Gold), Kenya’s Gor Mahia, Zambia’s Zesco United, and Green Eagles and Zimbabwe’s FC Platinum.
Saturday 24 August
- Platinum vs Big Bullets (15:00)
- ZESCO vs Green Mamba (15:00)
- Mamelodi Sundowns vs Otoho d'Oyo (19:00)
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📆 24 August
🏟 Lucas Moripe Stadium
🎫 R40 entry | R20 if you're wearing yellow
🏆 CAF Champions League
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- Orlando Pirates vs Green Eagles (21:00).
Sunday 25 August
- Gor Mahia vs Aigle Noir (17:00)
- Mberi Sportif vs Asante Kotoko (17:00)
- Kano Pillars vs Enyimba (17:00)
Last season’s final three sides have earned automatic entry into the group stages: Tunisia’s Esperance (champions), Morocco’s Wydad Casablanca and Congo’s TP Mazembe.
View: Full CAFCL fixtures