CAF confirm group stage draw date

CAF Champions League

“The draws for the 16 qualified teams for the group phases of Total CAF Champions League 2017 and the Total CAF Confederation Cup 2017 will take place on Wednesday, 26 April 2017 at the CAF Headquarters in Cairo, Egypt at 14H00 local time (12H00 GMT),” read a statement released by Africa’s football governing body.

Three South African clubs – namely Bidvest Wits, SuperSport United and Platinum Stars – must still negotiate one more qualifying round to book a place in the Last 16 of the Confederation Cup, with those qualifiers set to take place on the weekend of 8/9 and 15/16 April.

After a 3-2 aggregate win over KCCA, reigning Champions League winners Mamelodi Sundowns enter the draw in Pot 1 alongside Al-Ahly, Zamalek and Etoile du Sahel.

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