Yesterday, the quarter-finals stage of the CAF Confederations Cup 2017 was set after the last group matches were honoured across the African continent.
The first and second legs would be played 1st legs on the weekends of 8th -10th September and 15th-17th September, respectively.
The all-Southern African tie between SuperSport United and Zesco United promises to be a thriller, with the former proving their worth by qualifying from a group which included TP Mazembe and Guinea’s powerful Horoya, while the latter finished top of Group C.
And that pool’s second qualifiers, Angola’s Recreativo do Libolo, certainly benefited from the disqualification of Sudan’s Al-Hilal Al-Ubayyid, gifting them a tie against reigning Confed Cup champions Mazembe.
And that pool’s second qualifiers, Angola’s Recreativo do Libolo, certainly benefited from the dismissal of Sudan’s Al-Hilal Al-Ubayyid, gifting them a tie against reigning Confederations Cup champions T.P Mazembe.
The other two quarterfinals are North African derbies: the Tunisian pair of CS Sfaxien and Club Africain topped their groups to earn ties against Morocco’s FUS Rabat and Algeria’s MCA respectively.
CAF Confederation Cup quarterfinal ties
Teams named first are the hosts for the first legs
MC Alger v Club Africain
SuperSport United v ZESCO United
FUS Rabat v CS Sfaxien
Recreativo do Libolo v TP Mazembe