2016 CAF CC Draw

CAF CC: Medeama handed tough group draw (+FIXTURES)

Ghana’s Medeama SC have been handed a tough draw in their debut campaign in the Caf Confederation Cup group stage.

The Mauves and Yellow have been pitted in Group A against Algeria’s MO Bejaia, current Champions League title holders TP Mazembe and Tanzania’s Young Africans, a club coached by their former Dutch trainer Hans van der Pluijm.

Group A, already touted as the “group of death”, has all Medeama’s dropping out of the CAF Champions League.

Medeama will begin their group campaign with a trip to DR. Congo to face TP Mazembe. They next face MO Bejaia at home on June 28.

On July 15, the Tarkwa-based club travel to play Tanzanian champions Young Africans. A reverse of the tie follows 11days later (July 26) at the Essipon Stadium.

Medeama would enjoy playing back-to-back home games on day 5 of the group games – August 12, welcoming TP Mazembe who boast of a Ghanaian quintet in their fold.

The two-time Ghana FA Cup champions would complete their group games on the road to Algeria where they face MO Bejaia who eliminated AshantiGold from the Caf Champions League. The game is set for August 23, 2016.

In Group B, Kawkab Marrakech, Etoile du Sahel, FUS Rabat and Al-Ahli Tripoli would

The two top teams from both groups progress to the semifinal of the tournament.

 

Medeama Fixtures:

JUNE 17, 2016

TP Mazembe vs  Medeama SC

JUNE 28

Medeama vs MO Bejaia

JULY 15

Young Africans vs Medeama

JULY 26

Medeama vs Young Africans

AUGUST 12

Medeama vs TP Mazembe

AUGUST 23

MO Bejaia vs Medeama

 

 

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