CAF Champions League group stage draw pitches Al Ahly against Mamelodi Sundowns

Al Ahly player Oluwafemi (R) in action against Mamelodi Sundowns player Mamelodi (L) during the CAF Champions League quarterfinal first-leg soccer match between Al-Ahly and Mamelodi Sundowns at Cairo Stadium in Cairo, Egypt, 29 February 2020. EPA/KHALED ELFIQI

The draw for the 2021/2022 CAF Champions League Group Stage was conducted at the headquarters of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) in Cairo, Egypt on Tuesday.

Pitso Mosimane, coach of Egyptian giants Al Ahly SC, assisted Khaled Nassar, CAF Head of Competitions, in the draw.

It paved the way towards the group stage of the premier continental club competition.

But it had significant pairings, with Mosimane’s African champions Al Ahly drawn alongside his former South African club, Mamelodi Sundowns, alongside two Sudanese clubs.

Following are the groups:

Group A
Al Ahly (Egypt)
Mamelodi Sundowns (South Africa)
Al Hilal (Sudan)
Al Merriekh (Sudan)

Group B
Raja (Morocco)
Horoya (Guinea)
ES Setif (Algeria)
AmaZulu (South Africa)

Group C
Esperance (Tunisia)
Etoile du Sahel (Tunisia)
CR Belouizdad (Algeria)
Jwaneng Galaxy (Botswana)

Group D
Wydad (Morocco)
Zamalek (Egypt)
Petro Atletico (Angola)
GD Sagrada Esperanca (Angola)

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