–Kano Pillars to play South Sudan team
Two-time African champions,Enyimba of Aba will begin their 2014/2015 CAF Champions League campaign at home against Buffles du Borgou of Benin Republic on the weekend of13-15 February while Nigerian champions,Kano Pillars will play away against Al Malakia of South Sudan following the draw for the preliminary round of the money-spinning biggest club competition in Africa.
Enyimba are one of three former winners of the competition that are in the preliminary round together with Ghana’s Asante Kotoko who will East End Liond of Sierra Leone and Raja Casablanca who take on Diables Noirs of Congo.
Meanwhile reigning African champions Entente Setif will begin the defence of their title against Barrack Young Controllers of Liberia or The Gambia’s Real de Banjul.
The Algerians, along with six other clubs, were given byes into the first round of the 2015 African Champions League.
Coton Sport of Cameroon, Congo’s AC Leopards, Egypt’s Al Ahly, TP Mazembe for DR Congo and Tunisian duo of CS Sfaxien and Esperance are the other clubs who are into the first round.
The tournament gets underway with preliminary round fixtures on the weekend of 13-15 February with second leg games scheduled for a fortnight later. In the Confederation Cup,Dolphins of Portharcourt and Warri Wolves of Warri will begin their campaign away from home.While Doplhins have been drawn against Leones Vegetarianos of Equatorial Guinea,Warri Wolves will travel to Burkina Faso to face RC Bobo.