Caf Champions League News

Vipers carry hope for return leg in Kampala

Vipers SC have their work clearly cut out as they need to win against CS Constantine on Saturday to progress to the group stages of the Caf Champions League.

Daily Monitor , Uganda Dec 15, 2018

Wasteful Pirates held to a goalless draw at home against Namibia's African Stars

Orlando Pirates’ qualification to the money-spinning group phase of the Caf Champions League is hanging by thinnest of threads after they were held to a surprise goalless draw by little known Namibian outfit, African Stars, in the first leg of the second round of Africa’s premier club competition.

Times Live , South Africa Dec 15, 2018

Orlando Pirates have it all to do in Namibia after missing target against African Stars

Photo: Sydney Mahlangu/BackpagePix JOHANNESBURG – Orlando Pirates will have to get the job done away from home after being held to a goalless draw by African Stars in their Caf Champions League first round, first leg match at the Orlando Stadium in Soweto on Saturday evening.

IOL , South Africa Dec 15, 2018

Caf Champoms League: Orlando Pirates frustrated by African Stars

Orlando Pirates were unable to penetrate a resolute African Stars defence, as their Caf Champions League clash at Orlando Stadium on Saturday ended goalless.

The South African , South Africa Dec 15, 2018

Gor Mahia begin Sh56 million hunt against Lobi Stars

The Sh56 million prize money for making the Caf Champions League group stage is the motivation Kenyan champions Gor Mahia need as they host Lobi Stars of Nigeria in the first round first leg on Sunday afternoon at Moi International Sports Centre, Kasarani.

Daily Nation , Kenya Dec 15, 2018

Brockie slowly returning to old self

Photo: Sydney Mahlangu/BackpagePix Jeremy Brockie is on a mission to not only help Mamelodi Sundowns reach the group stage of the Caf Champions League, but also remind defenders across the country and the continent of his powers as a striker.

IOL , South Africa Dec 15, 2018

Mosimane sweats on Rivaldo Coetzee ahead of Sundowns’ Cairo clash

Mamelodi Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane is hoping that defender Rivaldo Coetzee responds to treatment to his foot to be ready to face Libyan side Al Ahli Benghazi in their Caf Champions League‚ first round‚ first leg encounter in Cairo on Sunday.

Times Live , South Africa Dec 15, 2018

Will the perennial Durban pain turn into joy for Kaizer Chiefs?

The playoff round will be more difficult as eight teams that get knocked out of the first round of the Caf Champions League will join the eight teams in the Caf Confederation Cup.

IOL , South Africa Dec 15, 2018

CAF Footballer of the Year: Iwobi, Aubameyang, Salah make 10-man shortlist

The final phase will involve votes from CAF Media Experts, Legends, Coaches of the quarter-finalists of the Caf Champions League and CAF Confederation Cup, and Coaches & Captains of the 54 Member Associations.

Daily Post , Nigeria Dec 15, 2018

Lobi Stars plan against Kenya’s high altitude

Slain LASTMA official: My husband’s aim was to become the most celebrated officer – Widow Speaking ahead of their Caf Champions League first round clash on Sunday, Idoko said the Middle Belt outfit plan to arrive late in Nairobi and leave immediately after the match, to avoid any ill effects of high altitude on the players, coaches and officials.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Dec 15, 2018