Cape Town - Mamelodi Sundowns have been drawn to face eight-time African
champions Al Ahly in the CAF Champions League quarter-finals in early April.
Sundowns finished second in Group A which meant they were
put in a more challenging pot for the knockout stages of Africa's most
prestigious club competition.
A 1-0 defeat to Wydad Casablanca ensured they ended second
and it means they have to play the second leg of the quarterfinal away in
However, the Brazilians do have a good pedigree in the
tournament as they won the competition in sensational fashion in 2016.
Meanwhile, Al Ahly ended top of Group D with three wins, a
draw and two losses. On paper it seems the Egyptian giants will be slight
favourites in the encounter.
The first leg games are scheduled to be played on the first
weekend of April.
The full draw:
CS Constantine v Esperance
Mamelodi Sundowns v Al Ahly
Horoya v Wydad Casablanca
Simba v TP Mazembe