Thrilling pairings as 2020/21 CL Group Stage draw conducted

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The draw for the 2020/21 Total CAF Champions League Group Stage was done at CAF Headquarters in Cairo, Egypt on Friday 8 January 2021.

The draw, conducted by CAF Head of competitions Khlaed Nassar, assisted by Egypt’s legend Hossam Ghaly, produced some thrilling pairings in the way to the continent’s premier club competition’s finals.

Last season’s title holders Al Ahly of Egypt will face the opposition of AS Vita, Simba and El Merriekh.

Here are the Groups

Group A
Al Ahly (Egypt)
AS Vita (DR Congo)
Simba SC (Tanzania)
El Merriekh (Sudan)
Group B
TP Mazembe (DR Congo)
Mamelodi Sundowns (South Africa)
El Hilal (Sudan)
CR Belouizdad (Algeria)
Group C
Wydad (Morocco)
Horoya (Guinea)
Petro Atletico (Angola)
Kaizer Chiefs (South Africa)
Group D
Esperance (Tunisia)
Zamalek (Egypt)
MC Alger (Algeria)
Tuengueth (Senegal)

Schedule:

· Match Day 1 – 12th/13th of February 2021,

· Match Day 2 – 23rd of February 2021,

· Match Day 3 – 5th/6th of March 2021

· Match Day 4 – 16th of March 2021

· Match Day 5 – 2nd/3rd of April 2021

· Match Day 6 – 9th/10th of April 2021