Club Sportive Constantine are poised to reach the semi final of the CAF Champions league for the first time since 21 years when they face defending champions Esperance of Tunis today.
The all North Africa Derby scheduled for the Stade Mohamed Hamlaoui is among several other CAF CL first leg quater final matches today around the continent.
Ahead of their clash today the Algerian based club has received good news following the return of Houcine Benayada from suspension.
Mohamed Amine also makes his return from injury although Islam Chahrour won’t be part since he was suspended following accumulation of faults.
However,CS Constantine faces threats from Esperance of Tunis whose 14 first team players not present during the group game are all back and available.
CS Constantine have never reach this stage of this competition. Their best performance was in 1998 when they exited the competition at the first round.
They hope to push Esperance to the wall towards a second defeat after their CAF super cup demise to Raja Athletic club of Cassablanca.
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