Dreams FC to play Nigeria’s Rivers United in CAF Confed Cup group

Dreams FC to play Nigeria’s Rivers United in CAF Confed Cup group

Ghana’s Dreams FC are set for a showdown on the African continent in their maiden CAF Confederation Cup campaign.

The MTN FA Cup holders have been paired in Group C with Nigeria’s Rivers United, Club Africain from Tunisia and APC Lobito from Angola in the Group stage of the TotalEnergies CAF Confederation Cup.

Dreams FC secured a place in the group stage after recording 3-2 aggregates over both Milo FC and Kallon FC in the preliminary rounds.

The draw conducted by Zambian AFCON winner Rainford Kalaba and former South African star Hlompho Kekana in Johannesburg on Friday, October 6, set up some intriguing groups for the 16 teams.

Libyan side Al Hilal were drawn in Group A alongside South African giants SuperSport United, Egyptian club Future FC and holders USM Alger of Algeria.

Egyptian powerhouse Zamalek, the 2019 winners, face a difficult Group B against Angola's Sagrada Esperança, Guinea's SOAR and Libyan club Abu Salim.

Moroccan club RS Berkane take on Congolese team DC Motema Pembe, Malian side Stade Malien and South Africans Sekhukhune United in Group D.

The group stage clashes will commence on Sunday, November 26.

The full draw of the CAF Confederation Cup group stage:

Group A

USM Alger (Algeria)
Al Hilal Benghazi (Libya)
Modern Future FC (Egypt)
SuperSport United (South Africa)

Group B

Zamalek (Egypt)
Abo Selim, (Libya)
SOAR (Guinea)
Sagrada Esperanca (Angola)

Group C

Rivers United (Nigeria)
APC Lobito (Angola)
Club Africain (Tunisia)
Dreams FC (Ghana)

Group D

RS Berkane (Morocco)
Sekhukhune United (South Africa)
Stade Malien (Mali)
Diables Noirs (Congo)

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