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CAF Champions League: Round-of-32 fixtures this weekend

CAF Champions League: Round-of-32 fixtures this weekend

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Thirty-two clubs across Africa will be vying for slots to the round-of-16 stage of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) Champions League this weekend.

There are nine fixtures slated for today and another seven to be played tomorrow (Sunday).

The pick-of-the ties for todays games is the all North Africa affair that pitches Al Ahli Tripoli (Libya) against El Hilal of Sudan to be played in Libya. Another interesting game would be the fixture betweem South African side Kaiser Chiefs and Ivorian side Asec Mimosas in Johannesburg.

The defending champions, TP Mazembe (DRC), travel to Ethiopian to face St. George on Sunday in the first round. Other fixtures for Sunday are as follows:

After this week’s games, returns matches are scheduled in two weeks, March 19 and 20, with the team that wins over the two legs proceeding into the last round of qualifiers before the group pairings are made.

Fixtures for Sunday, March 13, 2016

St. George (Ethiopia) – TP Mazembe (DR Congo, the defending champion)
Union Douala (Cameroon) – Zamalek (Egypt)
Etoile (Congo) – Setif Entente (Algeria)
AS Vita Club (DR Congo) – Ferroviario Maputo (Mozambique)
Warri Wolves (Nigeria) v Al Merreikh (Sudan)
Enyimba (Nigeria) – Vital’O (Burundi)
Olympique Khouribga (Morocco) – Etoile du Sahel (Tunisia)