50 teams begin Orange CAF Champions League campaign

Some players at the just ended Orange Africa Cup of Nations Equatorial Guinea 2015 will be involved in the 2015 Orange CAF Champions League, which commences this weekend with the first leg matches of the preliminary round.

Draws made for 2015 Orange Champions League, Confederations Cup

The draws for the 19th edition of the Orange CAF Champions League 2015 and the 12th Orange CAF Confederation Cup were made Monday morning at CAF headquarters in Cairo. A total of 58 clubs entered the CAF Champions League draw with 56 in the CAF Confederation Cup.

Reactions after the final

Reactions after the final

02 November 2014

Florent Ibenge: We lost the trophy in Kinshasa I think having conceded two goals in Kinshasa disturbed us. Tonight there is a lot of disappointment. We did not start well and that’s the only I can blame my players.

Younes: This is a unique day

Younes: This is a unique day

02 November 2014

His goal in the second leg final proved crucial proved crucial in ES Setif’s triumph in the 2014 Orange CAF Champions League. Sofiane Younes had to wait till 31-years to lay his hands on the coveted prize of continental club football

Setif crowned African Champions for the second time

A one-all draw in the second leg was all Algerian side, ES Setif needed to claim the 2014 Orange CFA Champions League title. Setif were held to 1-1 draw by DR Congo outfit, AS Vita in the decisive encounter held at the Mustapha Tchaker Stadium in Blida, near Algiers, but went on to annex the titl...

Ibenge: Our chances are intact

Despite a 2-2 draw in the first leg final last week, head coach of AS Vita, Florent Ibenge insists their chances are intact. The first leg result gives Algerian side, ES Setif, an edge backed by the two away goals, but Ibenge who doubles as coach of the DR Congo national team, Leopards, maintain...

Setif set to prove sceptical officials wrong

Algerian club Entente Setif, dismissed by some officials as not being good enough to win the 2014 CAF Champions League, are poised to lift the trophy this Saturday.

All square in first leg of Champions League final: AS Vita 2-2 ES Setif

Algerian side Entente Setif secured a precious draw away at a packed Tata Raphael Stadium in Kinshasa where the home side had to come from behind two times to keep alive their interest in the 50th edition of the Orange Champions League.

A long wait about to end

A long wait about to end

26 October 2014

For both clubs involved in this weekend's first leg of the CAF Champions League final it has been a long wait to return to this stage of the competition. AS Vita Club from Congo DR won the showpiece event of African club football in 1973 and were losing finalists in 1981.

Khedairia: Morocco 2014 would be career pinnacle

Sofiane Khedairia has had many doors closed on him during his career, but now finds himself on the verge of opening one that would lead to the FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014.