TotalEnergies CAF Confederation Cup Final: Fact-files

CAFCC Final - Match Card

Morocco's Raja Club Athletic will face Algeria's JS Kabylie in the 2020-21 TotalEnergies CAF Confederation Cup final on Saturday, 10 July 2021 at Stade de L'Amitie, General Mathieu Kerekou in Cotonou, Benin. The match is scheduled to kickoff at 19:00 GMT.

Following are the finalists’ fact-files

Raja CA

Raja Club Athletic (Morocco)

Popular name: Green Eagles

Captain: Anas Zniti

Coach: Lassaad Chabbi (TUN)

Possible team (4-4-2): Zniti; Abdelilah Madkour, Marouane Hadhoudi, Ilias Haddad, Oussama Soukhal; Zakaria Habti, Mohamed Azrida, Zakaria Wardi, Abdelilah Hafidi; Soufiane Rahimi, Ben Malango

Path to final:

Play-offs - US Monastir (TUN) 1-0 home, 0-1 away, 6-5 penalties

Group D - Namungo (TAN) 1-0 3-0, Nkana (ZAM) 2-0 2-0, Pyramids (EGY) 2-0 3-0

Quarter-finals - Orlando Pirates (RSA) 4-0 1-1

Semi-finals - Pyramids 0-0 0-0, 5-4 penalties

Scorers:

5 - Malango; 4 - Rahimi; 2 - Fabrice Ngoma, Noah Sadaoui; 1 - Mahmoud Benhalib, Wardi, Habti, Haddad, Riad Idbouiguiguine, Sherif Ekramy (Pyramids - own goal)

Confederation Cup record:

2006, 2015 - play-offs, 2018 - winners, 2019 - Group stage

JS Kabylie

Jeunesse Sportive Kabylie (Algeria)


Popular name: Canaries

Captain: Redha Bensayah

Coach: Denis Lavagne (FRA)

Possible team (3-4-3): Oussama Benbot; Ahmed Kerroum, Ahmed Ait Abdessalem, Badreddine Souyad; Malik Raiah, Aziz Benabdi, Juba Oukaci, Walid Bencherifa; Zakaria Boulahia, Mohamed Benchaira, Bensayah

Path to final:

Last 32 - US Gendamerie Nationale (NIG) 2-0 home, 2-1 away

Play-offs - Stade Malien (MLI) 1-0 1-2, qualify on away goals

Group B – Coton Sport (CMR) 1-0 2-1, NAPSA Stars (ZAM) 2-1 2-2, RS Berkane (MAR) 0-0 0-0

Quarter-finals - CS Sfaxien (TUN) 1-1 1-0

Semi-finals - Coton Sport 3-0 2-1

Scorers:

5 - Bensayah; 4 - Souyad; 2 - Boulahia, Massinissa Nezla; 1 - Benchaira, Bencherifa, Kouceila Boualia, Kerroum, Oukaci, Amos Simwanza (NAPSA), Pierre Etame (Coton) - own goals

Confederation Cup record:

2008 - Group stage, 2011 - Group stage, 2017 - play-offs

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