Kinshasa, August 8th, 2022 (CPA) – 54 clubs from the continent will be at the start line of the preliminary round of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) Champions League, indicates the official website of this body reminder of the list of names of the clubs involved.
These 54 clubs come from 44 countries on the continent including South Africa, Egypt, Guinea, Libya, Morocco, Nigeria, DRC, Sudan, Tanzania and Tunisia will field two teams each.
Unlike other countries, Morocco is the only one whose 2 ambassadors are exempt from the preliminary round.
These clubs are: Coton Sport from Benin, Gaborone United from Botswana, Rail Club of Kadiogo from Burkina Faso, Flambeau of Center from Burundi, Coton Sport of Garoua from Cameroon, Olympic Real of Bangui from the Central African Republic, Elect Sport from Chad, Volcan Moroni Club from Comoros, AS Otoho from Congo, ASEC Mimosas from Ivory Coast, Arta Solar 7 from Djibouti, TP Mazembe and AS V.Club from DRC, Zamalek and Al Ahly from Egypt, Club Desportivo Mongomo from Equatorial Guinea, Royal Leopard of Eswatini, Saint George of Ethiopia, ASO Stade Mandji of Gabon, Hawks of Gambia, Ashanti Kotoko of Kumasi of Ghana, Horoya and Super Olympique of a Renaissance Africa of Guinea, Matlama FC from Lesotho, Al Ittihad and Al Ahli Bengazi from Libya, CFFA from Madagascar, Nyassa BigBullets from Malawi, Djoliba AC from Mali, Nouadhibou from Mauritania, WAC and Raja from Morocco, Associao Black Bulls from Mozambique, ASN Nigelec from Niger, Rivers United and Plateau United of Nigeria, APR of Rwanda, Casamance SC from Senegal, La Passe FC from Seychelles, Bo Rangers FC from Sierra Leone, Mamelodi Sundowns and Cape Town City from South Africa, Zalan FC Rembeck from South Sudan, Al Hilal and El Merrieck from Sudan, Young Africans and Simba from Tanzania, ASKO of Kara from Togo, Esperance Sportive of Tunis and US Monastir from Tunisia, Vipers FC from Uganda, Red Arrows from Zambia and KMKM from Zanzibar.
CAF: The 4 representatives of DRC at the interclubs will know their opponents this Tuesday
The 4 representatives of DRC in particular, TP Mazembe, AS V.Club, FC Saint Lupopo and DC Motema Pembe in 2022-2023 interclub competitions of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) will meet their respective opponents on Tuesday, during the draw in Cairo, Egypt, of the preliminary rounds of the said competitions.
This lottery exercise, notes the source, marks the start of 2022-2023 campaign of the two interclub competitions, namely: CAF Champions League and CAF Confederation Cup.
In C1, the various competitors will go to conquer the title won last season by Wydad Athletic Club (WAC) of Morocco and in C2, all will covet the trophy held by RS Berkane, another Cherifian club.
Dates of the preliminary rounds: 2nd round (there and back): September 9th to 11th / September 16th to 18th, 2022; 2nd round (there and back): October 7th to 9th / October 14th to 16th, 2022.