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Marumo Gallants to face familiar foes in next CAF Confederation Cup round

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Oct 26, 2021

Orlando Pirates and Marumo Gallants have discovered who they will face in the next round of the CAF Confederation Cup.

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The draw for what is an ‘additional second preliminary round’ of the CAF Confederation Cup took place on Tuesday and saw South Africa’s two representatives learn their fate as they look to progress further in the competition.

The CAF Confederation Cup additional second preliminary round will see the 16 teams who qualified from the CAF Confederation Cup second preliminary round facing the 16 losing teams from the CAF Champions League second preliminary round.

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Orlando Pirates, who beat DR Congo side CSMD Diables Noirs in the CAF Confederation Cup second preliminary round, will face Liberia’s LPRC Oilers (who were eliminated in the CAF Champions League second preliminary round by Morocco’s Raja Casablanca).

Meanwhile, Marumo Gallants, who beat DR Congo side AS Vita Club in the CAF Confederation Cup second preliminary round, have been pitted against Tanzanian giants TP Mazembe (who were eliminated in the CAF Champions League second preliminary round by AmaZulu).

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Draw for 2021/22 CAF Confederation Cup additional second preliminary round:

Zanaco FC (ZAM) vs Binga FC (MLI)
Simba SC (TAN) vs Red Arrows (ZAM)
TP Mazembe (DRC) vs Marumo Gallants (RSA)
Asec Mimosas (CIV) vs GD Interclube (ANG)
FC Nouadhibou (MTN) vs Coton Sport FC (CMR)
USGN (NIG) vs DCMP (DRC)
AS Otohô (CGO) vs Gor Mahia (KEN)
APR FC (RWA) vs RS Berkane (MAR)
Tusker FC (KEN) vs CS Sfaxien (TUN)
Hearts of Oak (GHA) vs JS Saoura (ALG)
Rivers United FC (NGR) vs Al Masry (EGY)
Stade Malien (MLI) vs Ahly Tripoli (LBY) or Biashara United (TAN)
Al Ittihad (LBY) vs Enyimba FC (NGR)
AS Maniema (DRC) vs Pyramids FC (EGY)
LPRC (LIB) vs Orlando Pirates (RSA)
Royal Leopards (ESW) vs JS Kabylie (ALG)

The first leg matches will be played between 26-28 November 2021 while the second legs will take place from 3-5 December 2021.

The 16 winners of the ties will take part in the group stage of the CAF Confederations Cup which will start in February 2022.

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