CAFCC: Rangers International drawn against Tunisian sides

CAFCC: Rangers International drawn against Tunisian sides

2018 AITEO Cup champions and Nigeria’s representatives in this season’s CAF Confederation Cup, Rangers International have been drawn alongside the two Tunisian sides in the group stage of the competition.

Gbenga Ogunbote’s wards will test their might against the highest ranked team in the competition Etoile du Sahel as well as CS Sfaxien, both from Tunisia in Group B with Burkina Faso side Salitas FC completing the group.

Rangers are unbeaten in this year’s competition after six matches during which they won five and drew just one, the latest; a 2-1 win over Bantu FC of Lesotho which sealed their passage into the group stage of the competition.

The Nigerians who got to the semi-final of the competition in 2003 will host Salitas of Burkina Faso in their first group game at the Nnamdi Azikwe Stadium in Enugu on Sunday, February 3.

They will then travel to Tunisian side CS Sfaxien who have in their ranks, former Nigeria youth international Kingsley Sokari ten days in the city of Sfax. Rangers will then face group favourites Etoile du Sahel in a double header fixture on February 24 and March 3 in Sousse and Enugu respectively.

Group A
Hassania Agadir (Morocco)
AS Otoho d’Oyo (Congo)
RS Berkane (Morocco)
Raja Casablanca (Morocco)

Group B
Etoile du Sahel (Tunisa)
Rangers Int’l (Nigeria)
Salitas FC (Burkina Faso)
CS Sfaxien (Tunisia)

Group C
ZESCO United (Zambia)
Al Hilal (Sudan)
Asante Kotoko (Ghana)
Nkana FC (Zambia)

Group D
Gor Mahia (Kenya)
NA Hussein Dey (Algeria)
Petro Atletico (Angola)
Zamalek (Egypt)

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