Kano Pillars Draw Morroco’s Moghreb –In CAF Champions League First Round

Nigeria champions Kano Pillars will confront Moghreb Athletic Tetouan of Morocco in the first round of the CAF Champions League.

The first leg will take place in Morocco in the weekend of 13,14,15 March, while the return leg takes place in Kano on April 4.

Pillars thrashed South Sudan champions FC Malakia 5-0 on aggregate in the preliminary round. Pillars won first leg 2-0 in Juba and recorded a 3-0 win in Kano.

Moghreb, on the other hand, defeated Club Olympique de Bamako from Mali 3-2 on aggregate.

The Malian side won the first leg 2-0, but Moghreb fought back to win 3-0 in the second leg on Saturday night.

Moghreb featured in the 2014 FIFA Club World Cup hosted by Morocco.

In 2011, Wydad Casablanca of Morocco eliminated Pillars in the first round of the competition after they won 2-0 at home and then held the Nigerian club to a goalless draw in Kano.

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