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When are the Caf Champions League and Caf Confederation Cup draws? Everything you need to know

16:08 BST 08/08/2022
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GOAL brings you all you need to know about the draw, including the date, time, venue and the teams that are taking part

African clubs will learn their fates in the Caf Champions League and Caf Confederation Cup as teams commence their journey towards continental glory.

Morocco’s Wydad Athletic Club stunned Al Ahly to win the Champions League diadem, whereas RS Berkane claimed the Confederation Cup for the second time following a 5-4 penalty triumph over Orlando Pirates.

However, both teams may not have an easy run at glory this time around, with the likes of Club Africain, USM Alger, CS Sfaxien and Remo Stars set to challenge.

With clubs and supporters eagerly anticipating the 2022-23 campaign, GOAL brings you all you need to know about Caf Interclub competitions draw.


WHEN AND WHERE IS THE DRAW?


Event Date Venue
Caf Inter Club competitions draw Tuesday, August 9 CAF Headquarters, Cairo 

The draw for the 2022-23 Caf Champions League and Caf Confederation Cup draw preliminary round takes place at 17:00 WAT (16:00 GMT / 18:00 CET) on Tuesday, August 9. The ceremony will be held at the Confederation of African Football Headquaters in Cairo.


WHICH TEAMS ARE IN THE CHAMPIONS LEAGUE DRAW?


 
     
Wydad Casablanca Mamelodi Sundowns Al Ahly SC Red Arrows
Raja Casablanca Cape Town City Al-Ittihad Club (Tripoli) Coton Sport FC
Zamalek SC TP Mazembe Horoya Casa Sports
Pyramids AS Vita Club SOA Renaissante ASEC Mimosas
CR Belouizdad Primeiro de Agosto Simba AS Otoho
JS Kabylie Petro de Luanda Young Africans Gaborone United S.C.
US Monastirienne Al Hilal Plateau United FC Platinum
Esperance Al-Merrikh SC Rivers United Tusker
Royal Leopards Djoliba AC Rail Club du Kadiogo ASN Nigelec
Asante Kotoko APR Vipers FC Nouadhibou
Coton FC  Black Bulls ASKO Kara Saint George
AS Stade Mandji Flambeau du Centre Arta/Solar7 Deportivo Mongomo
US Monastirienne Hawks Watanga Nyasa Big Bullets
KMKM Horseed    
 

WHICH TEAMS ARE IN THE CAF CONFEDERATION CUP DRAW?


       
RS Berkane FC Saint-Eloi Lupopo DC Motema Pembe Sagrada Esperana 
AS FAR Al Akdar Hilal Alsahil GD Interclube
Al Ahly Milo FC Azam Zesco United 
Future Mbabane Highlanders  Hearts of Oak AS Mangasport
JS Saoura LISR Club Africain Royal AM
USM Alger CS Sfaxien Stellenbosch  
       
 

 

Schedule for the 2022–23 CAF Champions League

Phase Round Draw Date Leg 1 Leg 2
Qualification First Round
Second Round 
August 8 9–11 September 2022
7–9 October 2022
 
16–18 September 2022
14–16 October 2022
Group Stage Match Day 1
Match Day 2
Match Day 3
Match Day 4
Match Day 5
Match Day 6
 
TBD 2022 10–11 February 2023
17–18 February 2023
24–25 February 2023
7–8 March 2023
17–18 March 2023
31 March – 1 April 2023
 
Quarter-final   TBD 2023 21–22 April 2023 28–29 April 2023
Semi-final   TBD 2023 12–13 May 2023 19–20 May 2023
Final   TBD 2023 11 June 2023  

 

Schedule for the 2022–23 CAF Confederation Cup

Phase Round Draw Date Leg 1 Leg 2
Qualification First Round
Second Round 
Play-off round 
August 8 9–11 September 2022
7–9 October 2022
2 November 2022
 
16–18 September 2022
14–16 October 2022
9 November 2022
Group Stage Match Day 1
Match Day 2
Match Day 3
Match Day 4
Match Day 5
Match Day 6
 
TBD 2022 12 February 2023
19 February 2023
26 February 2023
7–8 March 2023
19 March 2023
2 April 2023
 
Quarter-final   TBD 2023 23 April 2023 30 April 2023
Semi-final   TBD 2023 14 May 2023 21 May 2023
Final   TBD 2023 June 2023  

 

 


CAN I WATCH CAF INTERCLUB DRAW?


CAF will also be providing live coverage of their event through an online stream at Cafonline.com.


ANYTHING ELSE I SHOULD KNOW?


 GOAL will be providing live, comprehensive coverage, news, interviews and features of many of the showdowns.