Johannesburg - SuperSport United's quest to reach a second successive CAF
Confederation Cup final continues with a play-off tie against Kenyan
champions Gor Mahia.
Matsatsantsa, who lost to TP Mazembe in the 2017 final, moved a step
closer to qualifying for the group stages when they beat Petro Atletico
2-1 over two legs in the first round.
Their league form has suffered as a result of an impressive run in
the competition last year, with Eric Tinkler having since stepped down
as coach and Kaitano Tembo taking over on an interim basis earlier this
The Tshwane outfit have only lost once in their last five Premiership
outings, but too many draws leaves them just three points clear of the
relegation zone in 14th place.
Tembo will take his squad to Nairobi, Kenya for the first leg on the
weekend of April 6-8, before hosting K'Ogalo in the second leg a
Meanwhile, Bidvest Wits were paired with Nigerian giants Enyimba in Wednesday's draw held in Cairo, Egypt.
Gavin Hunt's side fell just short of reaching the CAF Champions
League group stages after being beaten on penalties by Primeiro de
Agosto in the first round, having got past Pamplemousses in the
The Students have turned around their league fortunes after a dismal
start to their title defence, with only one defeat in 2018 and going
unbeaten in their last eight matches to move within three points of the
top-eight in 10th spot.
Wits will entertain the Peoples' Elephant in the first leg and a daunting trip to Nigeria awaits them in the second leg.
CAF Confederation Cup play-offs draw:
Zanaco (ZAM) v Raja Casablanca (MAR)
V Club (COD) v CS la Mancha (CGO)
Saint George (ETH) v CARA (CGO)
Al Hilal (SUD) v Akwa Utd (NGR)
Gor Mahia (KEN) v SuperSport Utd (RSA)
UD Songo (MOZ) v Al Hilal Obied (SUD)
Plateau Utd (NGR) v USM Alger (ALG)
Wits (RSA) v Enyimba (NGR)
Aduana Stars (GHA) v Fosa Juniors (MAD)
Young Africans (TAN) v Welayta Dicha (ETH)
Generation Foot (SEN) v Renaissance Berkane (MAR)
Mounana (GAB) v Al Masry (EGY)
ASEC Mimosas (CIV) v CR Belouizdad (ALG)
Williamsville (CIV) v Deportivo Niefang (GEQ)
Mountain of Fire and Miracles (NGR) v Djoliba (MLI)
Rayon Sports (RWA) v Costa do Sol (MOZ)
First legs: April 6-8, second: April 17-18
Note: winners qualify for group phase