By Adeboye Amosu:
Nigerian champions Enyimba have been handed a tough draw in the group stages of the CAF Champions League, reports Completesportsnigeria.com.
The Peoples Elephant, twice winners of the competition, will compete in Group B alongside Algerian side Entente Sportive de Setif, Egyptian giants Zamalek and Mamelodi Sundowns of South Africa who replaced AS Vita Club of Democratic Republic of Congo, who were disqualified for fielding an ineligible player by the Confederation of African Football.
Zamalek and ES Setif will pose the biggest threat to Enyimba’s ambition of making it to the semi-finals.
Zamelek have won the trophy five times, while Setif have won it twice.
In Group A are Al Ahly of Egypt, Wydad Athletic Club of Morocco, Ivorien club Asec Mimosas and Zambian side Zesco United.
The first placed team and the runners-up in each group will proceed to the last four.
The winner of the competition will go home with a prize money of $1.5m and also represent the continent at the FIFA World Club World Cup in December.