Rangers, Rivers United To Know Confed Cup Play-Offs Opponents Tuesday

Rangers, Rivers United To Know Confed Cup Play-Offs Opponents Tuesday



By James Agberebi:

Enugu Rangers and Rivers United will know their CAF Confederation Cup play-off opponents on Tuesday CAF Headquarters in Cairo, Egypt.

The draw for the fixtures will be held on Tuesday, according to CAF's official website.

The draw will pit the qualified teams from round 32 of the Confederation Cup against the losers also from round 32 of the Champions League for places at the group stage of the Confederation Cup.

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.

Rangers lost 5-3 on aggregate against Egyptian giants Zamalek, while Rivers were knocked out 4-3 on aggregate against Sudan's Al-Merrikh.

Qualified teams from Confederation Cup round 32:
MC Alger, JS Kabylie (Algeria), Recreativo do Libolo (Angola), ASEC Mimosas (Cote d’Ivoire), El Masry, Smouha (Egypt), MAS Fes, Ittihad Tangier (Morocco), Rayon Sports (Rwanda), Hilal El Obeid (Sudan), Mbabane Swallows (Swaziland), Platinum Stars, Supersport United (South Africa), Club Africain, CS Sfaxien (Tunisia), Zesco United (Zambia)

Losers from Champions League round 32:
RC Kadiogo (Burkina Faso), AC Leopards (Congo), AS Tanda (Cote d’Ivoire), TP Mazembe (DR Congo), Mounana (Gabon), Gambia Ports Authority (Gambia), Horoya (Guinea), CNaPS (Madagascar), AS Port Louis (Mauritius), FUS Rabat (Morocco), Barrack Young Controllers (Liberia), Rivers United, Rangers (Nigeria), Bidvest (South Africa), Young Africans (Tanzania), KCCA (Uganda)