Egyptian derby headlines TotalEnergies CAF Confederation Cup Quarter-Finals

  • Future FC face Zamalek in Egyptian derby clash 
  • All former champions avoid each other in Quarter-Finals 
  • Potential upsets on the cards in exciting knockout stages

The TotalEnergies CAF Confederation Cup Quarter-Finals draw was officially conducted in Cairo on Tuesday, 12 March where the fate of the last Eight (8) clubs was outlined through the draw of the knockout stages of the competition. 

The draw produced interesting outcomes, with all four competition champions (USM Alger, RS Berkane, Stade Malien, RS Berkane) avoiding each other in the quarter-finals. 

Headlining the draw outcome is an Egyptian derby that is on the cards in the first fixture of the Quarter-Finals, as Modern Future take on 2019 champions, Zamalek who are yearning for a continental title since. 

The second Quarter-Final sees Libya’s Abu Salem facing an uphill task against two-time champions, RS Berkane of Morocco who are in search of a third continental title since their 2020 and 2022 triumphs. 

Nigeria’s Rivers United, who are yet to taste continental success are up against reigning champions, USM Alger who not only lifted the title last season, but went on to defeat Al Ahly SC in the TotalEnergies CAF Super Cup final. 

Champions in the 2009 edition, Stade Malien are back in the knockout stages of the competition and are aiming for a second title when they face Ghana’s Dreams FC who will be looking at causing an upset against their more fancied opponent.

TotalEnergies CAF Confederation Cup Quarter-Final Draw Outcome: 

29 – 31 March 2024:
QF 1 | Modern Future (EGY) vs Zamalek (EGY)
QF 2 | Abu Salem (LBY) vs RS Berkane (MAR) 
QF 3 | Rivers United (NGR) vs USM Alger (ALG)
QF 4 | Stade Malien (MLI) vs Dreams FC (GHA)

05 – 07 April 2024:
QF 1 | Zamalek (EGY) vs Modern Future (EGY)
QF 2 | RS Berkane (MAR) vs Abu Salem (LBY)
QF 3 | USM Alger (ALG) vs Rivers United (NGR)
QF 4 | Dreams FC (GHA) vs Stade Malien (MLI)

Semi-Final Draw Outcome: 

QF 3 Winner vs QF 2 Winner 
QF 1 Winner vs QF 4 Winner 
Semi-Finals Dates to be communicated in due course.