By Adeboye Amosu:
Two-time African champions Enyimba are among the four teams seeded for Saturday’s CAF Confederation Cup group stage draw scheduled to take place in Cairo, reports Completesportsnigeria.com.
The four teams are seeded by their performances in the CAF competitions for the previous five seasons.
The three other teams are USM Alger who knocked out Nigerian champions Plateau United, Sudan’s Al Hilal who were responsible for the exit of Aiteo Cup holders Akwa United, and AS Vita Club of Democratic Republic of Congo.
The other 12 teams will be pooled in any of the 4 groups of four teams each.
Matches in the group stages will now be played on Wednesdays and Sundays according to the new schedule released by CAF this week.
Enyimba who are the only Nigerian team left in the competition edged out Bidvest Wits of South Africa 1-1 on theaway goals rule to make it to the group stages.
They will be hoping to become the first Nigerian club to win the competition.