Al Masry draw Al Hilal in CAF Confederation Cup group stage
Al Masry have been drawn in Group B of the 2018 CAF Confederation Cup alongside Sudanese side Al Hilal, UD Songo and RS Berkane.
The Port Said based-club reached the group stages for the first time in their history after beating Gabon’s CF Mounana 3-2 on aggregate in the playoffs.
Hossam Hassan’s side will be looking to give their all in this tournament as it’s their only chance of winning any trophy this season as they have been knocked-out of the Egypt Cup and they lost both the league and the Super Cup to Al Ahly.
They have been drawn alongside Mozambique’s UD Songo, RS Berkane from Morocco and Sudanese side Al Hilal.
Group A : Raja Casablanca (Morocco) ASEC Mimosas (Ivory Coast) Aduana Stars (Ghana) AS Vita Club (DR Congo)
Group B : Al Masry (Egypt) UD Songo (Mozambique) RS Berkane (Morocco) Al Hilal (Sudan)
Group C : Djoliba (Mali) Williamsville AC (Ivory Cost) CARA Brazzaville (Congo) Enyimba FC (Nigeria)
Group D : Rayon Sport (Rwanda) Gor Mahia (Kenya) Young Africans (Tanzania) USM Algiers (Algeria)
Al Masry will kick-off their group stage by facing UD Songo at home, they will then face Al Hilal and RS Berkane away respectively before facing the same three sides once again in the second leg. However the dates for these fixtures are yet to be announced.