CAFCC: Rangers Draw Zesco United, Rivers United To Face Rayon Sport

CAFCC: Rangers Draw Zesco United, Rivers United To Face Rayon Sport



By Johnny Edward:



Nigerian champions Enugu Rangers have been drawn to play Zambia's Zesco United in the round of 32 of the CAF Confederation Cup, reports.

 Rivers United, Nigeria's other representative, will face Rwanda's Rayon Sport in the same round, following Tuesday's draw in Cairo, Egypt.


Both Rangers and Rivers United dropped down to the Confederation Cup after being eliminated from the CAF Champions League first round.


Rangers failed to qualify for the group stages of the CAF Champions League after losing 5-3 on aggregate to Egyptian giants Zamalek, while Rivers United fell 4-3 to Sudan's Al-Merrikh.


Zesco United FC progressed to the playoff phase of the CAF Confederation Cup after a 5-3 aggregate win over Burundian side Le Messager.


The first leg matches will take place on the weekend of 7-9 April 2017 and the return leg on the weekend of 14-16 April 2017. 


The winners of the ties will progress to the group stage.





The pairings:


Rangers vs Zesco United


 Young Africans vs MC Alger



 ​ TP Mazembe vs JS Kabylie



 AC Leopard vs Mbabane Swallows 


 FUS Rabat vs M.A.S  Fez 


 CF Mounana vs ASEC Mimosas



 Rail Club K. vs CS Sfaxien


 Bidvest Wits vs Smouha


 CNaPS SPORT vs C.R.D Libolo 


 Kampala C.C. vs Al Masry 


 Gambia Ports vs Al Hilal Obeid 


 ASPL 2000 vs Club Africain 


 Rivers United FC vs Rayon Sports 


 BYC vs SuperSport FC 


 Horoya vs IR Tanger