Before the second leg matches of the 2020/21 Total CAF Champions League and 2020/21 Total CAF Confederation Cup 2nd Preliminary Round that are scheduled on 5th and 6th January 2021, here is an update on things you should know.

* What is the schedule for the second leg of the 2020/21 Total CAF Champions League and 2020/21 Total CAF Confederation Cup 2nd Preliminary Round?

Total CAF CL

CL 2nd Preliminary Round – 2nd Leg Fixtures

Total CAF CC

CC 2nd Preliminary Round – 2nd Leg Fixtures

* When does the draw take place?

The draw for the Total CAF Champions League 2020/21 Group Stage and the 2020/21 Total CAF Confederation Cup Additional 2nd preliminary round will be held on Friday 8th of January 2021 in CAF Headquarters in Cairo, Egypt at 12:00 GMT (14:00 Cairo Local Time).

* Which clubs take place in the draw?

Aggregate winners from the Total CAF Champions League 2nd Preliminary Round will take place in the Group Stage draw.

Aggregate winners from the Total CAF Confederation Cup 2nd Preliminary Round will take place in the Additional 2nd Preliminary Round, where they face the aggregate losers from the Total CAF Champions League 2nd Preliminary Round.

* When are the matches?

Total CAF CL Group Stage:

· Match Day 1 – 12th/13th of February 2021,

· Match Day 2 – 23rd of February 2021,

· Match Day 3 – 5th/6th of March 2021

· Match Day 4 – 16th of March 2021

· Match Day 5 – 2nd/3rd of April 2021

· Match Day 6 – 9th/10th of April 2021

Total CAF CC Additional 2nd Preliminary Round:

· 1st Leg – 14th of February 2021

· 2nd Leg – 21st of February 2021

* What else?

For 2020/21 Total CAF Champions League – 2nd Preliminary Round

– Gazelle FC (Chad) are disqualified. Zamalek (Egypt) automatically qualified to the next round, namely the Group Stage.

For 2020/21 Total CAF Champions League – 2nd Preliminary Round

  • Renaissance FC (Chad) are disqualified. ES Setif (Algeria) automatically qualified to the next round, namely the additional 2nd preliminary round
  • GD Sagrada Esperança (Angola) have withdrawn from the competition. Orlando Pirates (South Africa) automatically qualified to the next round, namely the additional 2nd preliminary round.
  • Regarding the match Rivers United (Nigeria) v Bloemfontein Celtic (South Africa): Nigerian Football Federation stated that the South African delegation cannot be exempted from the required quarantine. The match shall not take place as scheduled. The case will be submitted to the competent body within CAF to decide on the appropriate course of action to follow.

Source: cafonline.com