Excitement Builds: CAF Announces Draw for CAFCL and CAFCC Preliminary Stages
The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has officially confirmed the eagerly awaited draw for the preliminary stages of the CAF Champions League (CAFCL) and CAF Confederations Cup (CAFCC).
Teams from across Africa are gearing up for the thrill of continental football, and South Africa’s representatives, Mamelodi Sundowns, Orlando Pirates, SuperSport United, and Sekhukhune United, are eager to discover their opponents in the upcoming competitions.
CAF Champions League Representatives
Mamelodi Sundowns and Orlando Pirates have the honor of representing South Africa in the prestigious CAF Champions League. Both teams are determined to showcase their skills and make a mark on the continental stage.
CAF Confederations Cup Representatives
SuperSport United and Sekhukhune United have secured their spots in this year’s CAF Confederations Cup. These clubs are ready to embrace the challenge and compete for glory in the second-tier continental competition.
The Draw: A Gateway to the Tournament
On Tuesday, all qualified teams will have their fate decided as the draw for the preliminary stages of both the CAF Champions League and CAF Confederations Cup takes center stage.
This crucial event marks the official kick-off of the 2023/24 season of the TotalEnergies CAF Champions League and CAF Confederations Cup.
Date and Time of the Draw
The draw is scheduled to take place on Tuesday, 25th July 2023, at 14:00 Cairo time (11:00 GMT) at the CAF Headquarters.
Football enthusiasts around the world can witness the excitement live through various platforms, including CAF TV Partners, the official CAF website (CAFONLINE.COM), and the CAF YouTube Channel, CAF TV.
Clubs in the Mix
A total of 54 clubs from 42 Member Associations are set to battle it out in the TotalEnergies CAF Champions League, showcasing the diversity and richness of African football.
Simultaneously, 52 clubs representing 41 Member Associations will compete in the TotalEnergies CAF Confederations Cup, adding to the thrilling lineup of teams vying for continental glory.
CAF’s Adaptation for the Future
In a forward-thinking move, CAF has eliminated the second preliminary round of the CAFCL and CAFCC to make way for the inaugural CAF African Super League.
This new league is set to commence on the 21st of October, creating exciting opportunities for clubs to elevate their game and further enhance African football.