Blockbuster fixtures mark exciting return to CAF Inter-club competition action on Friday


Following the successful conclusion to the TotalEnergies CAF Africa Cup of Nations in Cote d’Ivoire, this week marks the exciting return to CAF Inter-club action as the TotalEnergies CAF Champions League resumes on Friday.

Africa’s premier club competitions, the TotalEnergies CAF Champions League and CAF Confederation Cup are approaching the business end of the group stages, with teams eyeing a spot in the knockout phase of the respective competitions.

Kicking off the blockbuster weekend will be the TotalEnergies CAF Champions League on Friday evening when defending champions, Al Ahly will be away to Ghana’s Medeama FC, while Al Hilal welcome Petro de Luanda to Sudan in simultaneous 16h00 GMT fixture.

Later in the evening, Asec Mimosas will be looking at drawing inspiration from the recent success of The Elephants, when they welcome Tanzania’s Simba SC to Abidjan.

On Saturday, Pyramids have an uphill task of getting a result in Lubumbashi as they face TP Mazembe in what will be a tightly contested affair.  Later in the evening, the high-flying Mamelodi Sundowns will be in action in Mauritania against tournament debutants, Nouadhibou.

Wydad AC, who battling for form in the competition this season travel down south for an interesting tie against Botswana’s Jwaneng Galaxy who stunned them in their own backyard in the opening group match. The former champions languish at the bottom of Group with a single win from four outings and know that anything less than a victory could spell the end of their campaign.

Concluding the action of the weekend will be a battle up north as two Tunisian giants face each other in an epic duel between ES Sahel and ES Tunis.

For all the live scores, fixtures and group standings, fans are invited to follow the real-time updates on CAFOnline’s newly designed Fixture & Results page.


TotalEnergies CAF Champions League Match Day 5 Fixtures:

Friday, 23 February

16h00 GMT | Al-Hilal – Petro de Luanda

16h00 GMT | Medeama – Al Ahly SC

19h00 GMT | Asec Mimosas – Simba SC


Saturday, 24 February

13h00 GMT | Jwaneng Galaxy – Wydad AC

13h00 GMT | TP Mazembe - Pyramids FC

16h00 GMT | Nouadhibou – Mamelodi Sundowns FC

16h00 GMT | Young Africans – CR Belouizdad

19h00 GMT | ES Sahel – ES Tunis