24.3.2019 10:59 am
Defending champions Cameroon, Burundi, Guinea-Bissau and Namibia secured 2019 Africa Cup of Nations places on Saturday, raising to 19 the number of qualifiers for the tournament.
The remaining five places will be filled Sunday with South Africa among 11 countries hoping to make it to the June 21-July 19 showpiece in Egypt.
Mamelodi Sundowns will face eight-time champions Al Ahly of Egypt in the quarterfinals of the Caf Champions League.
Defending champions Cameroon are among 21 countries hoping to fill one of 10 places up for grabs this weekend in the final 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers.
The conditions in England should also be similar to those in Tunisia, if the weather remains the same.
Moroccan and Tunisian clubs dodged each other in the CAF Confederation Cup quarter-finals draw in Cairo on Wednesday as they seek a continuation of their dominance in the competition.
Guinean club Horoya, who reacted to reaching the CAF Champions League knockout phase by dumping French coach Patrice Neveu, were drawn against Moroccans Wydad Casablanca in the quarter-finals Wednesday.
One person who feels the void left behind by Khune is SuperSport United and Bafana goalkeeper coach Andre Arendse.
Bafana take on Libya in their final AFCON qualifier in Sfax, Tunisia, currently occupying the second position in Group E, two points above Sunday’s opponents.
Things might have not gone their way, but Micho Sredojevic believes Orlando Pirates’ Caf Champions League campaign experience will come in very handy for the club in the coming years.
With the draw set to take place this week, the Brazilians will be paired with continental heavyweights.
Coach Micho Sredojevic believes his side started the game well, but injury to midfielder Xola Mlambo in the first half caused them to change their tactical plan and his absence was notable.
Pule has been left behind, while Shonga, who is Bucs joint top-goalscorer, has travelled with the squad to Guinea.
After suffering back-to-back away defeats, Egypt’s Al Ahly approach their final Caf Champions League group match at home to Algeria’s JS Saoura knowing that victory win can get them to the quarterfinals.
The West Africans are unbeaten in their last 14 matches at home in the tournament.
Pitso Mosimane says he will do a lot of listening to his Mamelodi Sundowns players and his technical team going into the crucial stages of the Caf Champions League and the Absa Premiership.