Downs, Wydad renew rivarly in caf CL

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Mamelodi Sundowns and Wydad Casablanca have faced each other so many times in recent years that the match up risk turning into a boring affair.

But the reality is that for Sundowns to make it past the group stage of this year’s CAF Champions League, they have to face the Moroccan outfit again after the two sides were drawn in the same group yesterday.

Since 2017, Sundowns and Wydad have met on eight occasions, with the North Africans winning four and the Tshwane side emerging winners twice, while there have been two draws.

So, Sundowns have a score to settle.

GROUPS

Group A: Primeiro de Agosto, TP Mazembe, Zamalek/Génération Foot, ZESCO United
Group B: Étoile du Sahel, Al-Hilal, FC Platinum, Al-Ahly
Group C: USM Alger, Mamelodi Sundowns, Petro de Luanda, Wydad Casablanca
Group D: Raja Casablanca, JS Kabylie, AS Vita Club, Espérance de Tunis
Meanwhile, GladAfrica Championship side TS Galaxy have to negotiate their way past Enyimba of Nigeria to reach the group stage of the CAF Confederation Cup.
PSL side Bidvest Wits have been pitted against Mozambique’s UD Do Songo.

 

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