CAF Champions League: Plateau Utd Face Eding Sport, MFM Draw Bamako
2017 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) winners, Plateau United have been drawn to face Eding Sport FC of Cameroon at the preliminary round of the CAF Champions League.
The winner of the Plateau/Eding Sport match will face, Tunisia topflight Etoile Sahel, in the first round.
The draw for the preliminary rounds of the CAF Interclubs 2018 was conducted on Wednesday at the meeting of the CAF Inter clubs Committee at the CAF Headquarters in Cairo, Egypt.
Nigeria’s second representative at the continental championship and runners-up in the NPFL championships MFC FC were drawn against Real Bamako of Mali, with the winners to play Otoho of Algeria.
Saint George (ETH) v Wau Salaam (SSD)
CNaPS Sport (MAD) v KCCA (UGA)
Zanaco (ZAM) v Armed Forces (GAM)
Bantu (LES) v Mbabane Swallows (SWZ)
Stade Malien (MLI) v Williamsville (CIV)
Al Tahaddy (LBA) v Aduana Stars (GHA)
Entente Setif (ALG) v Olympic Real Bangui (CAR)
Kadiogo (BUR) v Mounana (GAB)
Real Bamako (MLI) v MFM (NGR)
Otoho (CGO) v Mouloudia Alger (ALG)
AS FAN (NIG) v Horoya (GUI)
Generation Foot (SEN) v Misr Lel-Makkasa (EGY)
Young Africans (TAN) v Saint Louis (SEY)
Township Rollers (BOT) v Al Merrikh (SUD)
Gor Mahia (KEN) v Leones Vegetarianos (GEQ)
Concorde (MTN) v Esperance (TUN)
Plateau Utd (NGR) v Eding Sport (CMR)
Leopards (CGO) v Port (TOG)
LISCR (LBR) v Al Hilal (SUD)
JKU (ZAN) v Zesco Utd (ZAM)
Benin champions v ASEC Mimosas (CIV)
Ngaya (COM) v Songo (MOZ)
Difaa el Jadidi (MAR) v Benfica (GNB)
V Club (COD) v Mighty Wanderers (MAW)
Primeiro Agosto (ANG) v Platinum (ZIM)
Wits (RSA) v Pamplemousses (MRI)
Rayon Sports (RWA) v LLB Academic (BDI)
The first legs will be played 9-11 February, 2018, while the return legs will be played 16-18 February.
George/Wau v CNaPS/KCCA
Zanaco/Forces v Bantu/Swallows
Wydad Casablanca (MAR, holders) v Malien/Williamsville
Tahaddy/Aduana v Setif/Bangui
Al Ahly (EGY) v Kadiogo/Mounana
Bamako/MFM v Otoho/Alger
FAN/Horoya v Generation/Makkasa
Young Africans/Louis v Rollers/Merrikh
Gor/Leones v Concorde/Esperance
Etoile Sahel (TUN) v Plateau/Eding
Leopards/Port v LISCR/Hilal
JKU/Zesco v Benin/ASEC
TP Mazembe (COD) v Ngaya/Songo
Jadidi/Benfica v V Club/Wanderers
Primeiro/Platinum v Wits/Pamplemousses
Rayon/Academic v Mamelodi Sundowns (RSA)
The first legs will take place from 9-11 March, 2018, while the second legs will be played from 16-18 March.
The first round winners qualify for Champions League group stage, while first round losers enter CAF Confederation Cup.