Zesco United made a modest start to their Group D campaign on Saturday when they were held to a 1-1 home draw by Mbabane Swallows of Swaziland at Levy Mwanawasa Stadium in Ndola
African giants Al Ahly of Egypt and Esperance of Tunisia drew Friday when the CAF Champions League group phase began, allowing minnows Township Rollers of Botswana to lead Group A.
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Start lists: Match day 1
Township Rollers, just like their opponents Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA), will be embarking on a new journey on Friday when they play at the group stage of the premier continental championship for the first time.
Frenchman Sebastien Migne has been appointed as Kenya’s national team coach on a three year deal, taking over from Paul Put who resigned mid-February.
South African football champions elect, Mamelodi Sundowns, have put their league championship celebration on hold with the crucial Total CAF Champions League encounter against holders Wydad Athletic Club looming this weekend.
It is now over two decades since Pele famously predicted that an African team would win the FIFA World Cup™ before the turn of the last century.
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Host Liberia will face Gambia in the final on Saturday, 5 May 2018, in Monrovia.