Caf Confederation Cup draw: Gor Mahia and Raja Casablanca in tough pools

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Former African champions Raja Casablanca of Morocco will face Aduana Stars of Ghana in Group A of the Caf competition

Gor Mahia of Kenya and Raja Casablanca of Morocco have been drawn in tough pools of the Caf Confederation Cup.

The Moroccan giants have been drawn in Group A and will face off with Asec Mimosas of Ivory Coast, Aduana Stars of Ghana and As Vita Club from Burundi.

Gor Mahia, who eliminated SuperSport United of South Africa on the away goals rule to reach the Group stages for the first time in history, will be in Group D that comprises, Rayons Sports of Rwanda, Young African of Tanzania and USM Algiers from Algeria.

Nigerian side Enyimba, who were among the top four seeded teams going into the draw conducted in Cairo on Saturday, will be in Group B alongside Al Masry, UD Songo, RS Berkane and Al Hilal Omdurman.

For Ghana’s Aduana Stars, Congolese side CARA Brazzaville, Williamsville of Cote d’Ivoire, UD Songo of Mozambique, El Masry of Egypt, Moroccan outfit RS Berkane, Kenya’s Gor Mahia and Rayon Sports of Rwanda, the event will be a first-time experience.

Ahead of the draw, all 16 clubs were ranked by their performances in the last five editions of Caf’s inter-club competitions, precisely between 2013 and 2017.

The top four - USM Alger, Al Hilal, AS Vita and Enyimba - made Pot 1 as the top seeds.

The draw; Group A: Raja Casablanca, ASEC Mimosas, Aduana Stars, AS Vita Club.

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Group B: Al Masry, UD Songo, RS Berkane, Al Hilal Omdurman.

Group C: Djoliba, Williamsville AC, CARA Brazzaville, Enyimba FC.

Group D: Rayon Sport, Gor Mahia, Young Africans and USM Algiers.

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