Leading African clubs long for CAF title


By AFP
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JOHANNESBURG, South Africa.

A number of popular African clubs who have not won a continental competition for a long time will be in CAF Confederation Cup play-offs first-leg action this weekend.

It is 42 years since Nigerians Enugu Rangers won the now defunct African Cup Winners Cup and Ghanaians Asante Kotoko lifted the African Cup of Champions Clubs trophy 36 years ago.

Kenyans Gor Mahia and South Africans Kaizer Chiefs raised the African Cup Winners Cup 32 and 18 years ago respectively.

Egyptians Zamalek can boast of nine CAF titles, but their last success was in 2003 when they won the CAF Super Cup.

AFP Sport assesses the chances of the five former CAF trophy-holders in the two-leg play-offs with group-stage places up for grabs.

Kotoko, who have the unwanted CAF record…

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