LDC CAF (J5): Al Ahly and Zamalek on the edge of the abyss
Two giants at risk. Al Ahly and Zamalek might exit the CAF Champions League within the first spherical. For Ahly first, it might be an actual earthquake. The membership holds the file for titles within the competitors (10). In his group B, Ahly, who comes out of a heavy 5-2 defeat in opposition to Mamelodi Sundownsis third with solely 4 factors after 4 days, far behind the Sundowns (1ers10 pts, already certified) and Al Hilal (2th, 9 pts). A defeat this Friday, March 16 on the garden of the Cameroonians of Coton Sport (4th, 0 pt) can be synonymous with elimination from the group stage. Suffice to say that it might be a job for the finalist of the final version. As well as, the Caaro membership should win whereas hoping that on Saturday March 18, the Mamelodi Sundowns overcome Al Hilal.
Suspense in Group D
If group B has just one assembly this Friday, pool D however will supply two confrontations. These might additionally seal the debates. Esperance Tunis, 1time with 9 factors, is one step away from qualifying. The Tunisians solely want one level for his or her journey to the Sudanese Al Merreikh (4e, 4 factors). However, Zamalek has no room for error. The Egyptians (3e4 factors), should completely win their final two matches to hope to see the second spherical of the Champions League of the CIF. It begins this Friday on the garden of CR Belouizdad (2e, 6 pts) who can win their ticket with a victory mixed with successful for Esperance, or perhaps a draw. The suspense is complete on this group.
Posters (occasions in GMT)
Al Merreikh-Esperance Tunis 1pm
Cotton Sport-Al Ahly
The article first appeared on Sport Information Africa.