CAF Confederation Cup: Enyimba exempted from preliminary round

CAF Confederation Cup: Enyimba exempted from preliminary round

Enyimba have been drawn bye in the CAF Confederation Cup draw, DAILY POST reports.

The two-time African champions will be exempted from the preliminary round of the competition.

Twelve other clubs also received a bye by virtue of their record on the continent.

The clubs are USMA Algiers (Algeria), Asec Mimosas (Cote d’Ivoire), Stade Malien (Mali), El Masry and Zamalek (Egypt), Simba (Tanzania), Sekhukhune (South Africa), RS Berkane (Morocco), AS Vita and FC Lupopa (DR Congo).

The other Nigerian club in the competition, El-Kanemi Warriors, will begin the competition in the preliminary round.

Fellow Nigerian clubs Remo Stars and Rangers are in pots 3 and 4 of the Champions League draw.

The draw ceremony will hold in Cairo, Egypt, on Thursday.