The second preliminary round of the CAF Champions League 2021-2022 will take place from October 15 to 17, 2021. The return will take place from October 22 to 24. The winners at the end of the two many will advance to the group stage, while the losers will advance to the additional second preliminary round of the CAF Confederation Cup.
The 2021-2022 CAF Champions League returns this weekend from October 15 to 17 with the matches of the second preliminary round. Thirty-two teams will be in the running to try to win their ticket for the group stage. High-quality meetings will thus be on the agenda. For example, the Wydad of Casablanca, semi-finalist of the last edition, is measured Sunday against the beautiful team of Heart of Oak, Champion of Ghana.
A summit confrontation between two former winners of this competition (the WAC in 2017 and 1992; the Heart of Oak in 2000). If it is however difficult to predict the outcome of this shock, a chosen one remains certain: one of these two greats of African football will not see the group stage of the tournament. Apart from WAC, Morocco’s other representative in this competition, Raja Casablanca, will face Liberia club LPRC Oilers on Sunday. The all-match and the return match will be played in the Shereefian Kingdom.
Al Ahly for the Undecima?
After having won the decima during the last edition, the Egyptian ogre, Al Ahly, in particular to start this new campaign with always the same ambition: to win the trophy. But Pitso Mosimane and his men will first have to do the job against the Nigerien club of the US National Gendarmerie. The African champions will make the trip to Niger on Saturday October 16, before receiving their opponents at home for the return match on Saturday October 23.
Tunisia’s Etoile du Sahel confronts the Rwandans of RPA. The South Africans from Mamelodi Sundowns, who won the competition in 2016, rub shoulders with the Congolese from AS Maniema Union. Sacred 5 times (2015, 2010, 2009, 1968, 1967), the Congolese giant, TP Mazembe, will face Amazulu from South Africa for the opening match of this 2nd round of the CAF Champions League , Friday, October 15 at 3:00 p.m. GMT.