CAF notifies Al Ahly of Champions League group stage dates
The CAF have announced Al Ahly’s CAF Champions League encounters with Esperance Sportive de Tunis and Kampala City FC in the group-stages.
Al Ahly director of football Sayed Abdel-Hafiz has confirmed that the CAF have notified Al Ahly about the dates for their first two Champions League games.
The Red Devils were drawn in group A alongside Tunisian champions Espérance, KCCA of Uganda, and Botswana’s Township Rollers.
They will start their continental campaign against the Tunisian side on Friday, May 4 in Cairo, before facing Kampala FC away from home in Uganda on Tuesday, May 15, with the CAF confirming the dates next Friday.
The CAF also notified all the participating teams that the tournament’s games will be played on Friday, Saturday, Tuesday, or Wednesday at 15:00, 18:00 or 21:00.
Al Ahly, who were runners-up last season, are the only remaining Egyptian team in the competition after Misr El-Makkasa were knocked out by Senegal’s Génération Foot.
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