Medeama to face Al Ahly in tough CAF Champions League group
Ghanaian Premier League champions, Medeama Sporting Club, are poised for a formidable challenge in their inaugural African campaign.
Drawn into Group D for the 2023/24 CAF Champions League, Medeama faces a demanding journey ahead. Their adversaries include the record-holding African champions Al Ahly, formidable CR Belouizdad from Algeria, and Tanzania's Young Africans.
Having secured their place in the group stage by prevailing over Horoya AC in the playoff round, Medeama clinched a 4-3 aggregate victory against the Guinean side. However, they now anticipate even stiffer competition in the tournament.
Here is a summary of the draw:
GROUP A: Mamelodi Sundowns (South Africa), Pyramids FC (Egypt), TP Mazembe (DR Congo), FC Nouadhibou (Mauritania)
GROUP B: Wydad AC (Morocco), Simba SC (Tanzania), Asec Mimosas (Cote d’Ivoire), Jwaneng Galaxy (Botswana)
GROUP C: Esperance (Tunisia), Atletico Petroleos (Angola), Al Hilal (Sudan), Etoile du Sahel (Tunisia)
GROUP D: Al Ahly (Egypt), CR Belouizdad (Algeria), Young Africans (Tanzania), Medeama (Ghana)
Scheduled Match Dates:
MD 1 | 24 – 25 November
MD 2 | 01 – 02 December
MD 3 | 08 – 09 December
MD 4 | 19 December
MD 5 | 23 -24 February
MD 6 | 01 – 02 March