UAFA announce dates for round of 16 of Zayed Champions Cup
The Union of Arab Football Associations announced the dates for Egyptian club’s clashes in the round of 16 of Zayed Club Champions Cup.
Al Ahly, Zamalek, Ismaily, and Ittihad of Alexandria have qualified for the round of 16 after beating Al-Nejmeh of Lebanon, Kuwaiti sides Al-Qadsia and Al-Kuwait, and title holders Esperance respectively.
It has been confirmed that one Egyptian team will be eliminated from the next round as Zamalek were drawn against Ittihad of Alexandria, with Al Ahly and Ismaily facing each of Emirati side Al Wasl and Raja Casablanca.
The first-leg of the all-Egyptian encounter will take place at Borg El-Arab Stadium on Saturday, October 27, with the second-leg to be played on Friday, November 30 at Petrosport.
Ismaily will host Moroccan side Raja Casablanca in Ismailia on Monday, October 29, before travelling to face them in Morocco on December 11.
Meanwhile, Al Ahly will host Emirati side Al Wasl on Sunday, October 28 at El-Salam Stadium, and will face them in Dubai on Thursday, November 22.
The other ties see Wydad Casablanca play Étoile du Sahel, ES Sétif face Al-Ahli Jeddah, Al-Hilal play Iraqi side Al-Naft, and Sudan’s Al-Merrikh host USM Alger.
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