CAF online have announced that the draw for the quarter-finals of the 2018/19 CAF champions League and Confederation Cup will be held on Friday 20th March 2019 in Cairo, Egypt.
Africa’s secondary competition (CAF Confederation Cup), and Elite competition (CAF champions league), are currently going underway, and it is going at a relentless speed as matches Counting for day 4 action was played on 3 and 4, 2019.
We are playing the 56 editions into the CAF African Champions league, and 29 editions into the CAF African Confederation cup.
The competitions have grown grown over the years with a couple of teams, considered_’no names’, making it difficult for the so called favorites in the competition.
The changes heading to this season’s competitions were: the African Champions did not take part in the grassroot level in the competitions because they were off representing Africa at the club world cup, so they got straight into the group stages in other to avoid overloading on their players.
These competitions, this term are played in the reign of of 6 months, given the fact that the greatest continent showpiece at country Level (AFCON) would not need any divided attention; all finals would be played in May.
CAF decided to juxtapose the dates of the competitions, according to a meeting they had last year under the watchful eye of CAF general Secretary, Amr Fahmy. Next competitions would run from August to May following the same schedule as most of the major African leagues and also that of the European club competitions.
CAF is also in keen on the act of the precise kickoff in all the dates and kickoff time, for the 2 competitions this year.
A number of 245 matches have been played throughout the African continent, producing a whopping 582 goals, and counting.