On Sunday, the second matchday of the TotalEnergies CAF Confederation Cup resumes, treating football enthusiasts to an exciting lineup of eight fixtures across the African continent.
As teams vie for coveted spots in the knockout stages, reigning champions USM Alger kick off the action with a journey from the northern tip to the southern part of the continent, where they face 2017 runners-up SuperSport United from South Africa.
Simultaneously, Libya’s Abu Salem, despite a narrow 1-0 loss to Zamalek last week, aims to reverse their fortunes against Angola’s Segrada Esperanca, who are riding high on a 2-0 win over CO Coyah.
In Mali, Stade Malien hosts Morocco’s RS Berkane, the 2022 titleholders looking to reclaim glory this season.
The Moroccans started strong with a 2-0 victory over South Africa’s Sekhukhune United, but they face a formidable challenge against Stade Malien, who secured a 3-1 away win against Diables Noirs last week.
In the western part of the continent, Ghana’s Dreams FC takes on Nigeria’s Rivers United in a fierce duel.
Dreams FC seeks a comeback after last weekend’s loss to Club Africain, while Rivers United enters the clash with confidence following their 3-0 victory over Academica do Lobito.
Club Africain and Academica do Lobito square off in the early evening fixture, with the Tunisians aiming to maintain their winning streak, while the Angolans strive to climb out of the bottom of the group.
Guinea’s CO Coyah closes off the Sunday fixtures by hosting former champions Zamalek in a must-win match for the hosts, presenting a challenging task against the highly experienced Egyptian side.
Sekhukhune United, led by new coach Lehlohonolo Seema, faces a crucial match against Diables Noirs, with both teams needing a win to stay in contention for a spot in the knockout stages after suffering losses in the previous week.
TotalEnergies CAF Confederation Cup Fixtures | Sunday, 03 December:
13h00 GMT | Abu Salem v Sagrada Esperanca
13h00 GMT | SuperSport United v USM Alger
16h00 GMT | Stade Malien v RS Berkane
16h00 GMT | Dreams FC v Rivers United
16h00 GMT | Al Hilal Benghazi v Modern Future
16h00 GMT | Academica do Lobito v Club Africain
17h00 GMT | CO Coyah v Zamalek
19h00 GMT | Sekhukhune United v Diables Noirs