Ghanaian side Hearts of Oak await CAF Confederation Cup opposition

Ghanaian side Hearts of Oak will know the identity of their opponents in the third and final play-off round in the CAF Confederation Cup when they draw is held on Tuesday.

Africa’s football governing body CAF will hold the draw at their headquarters in Cairo for the final knock-out phase before the group stage of the continent’s second tier competition.

The Phobians who secured their path via a 2-2 away goals rule victory over Malian side Djoliba this past weekend will be up against some tough opposition come the draw on Tuesday.

The eight sides who have progressed through the Confederation Cup to date will be drawn against one of the sides that have dropped into the competition from the Champions League.

These teams are: AC Léopards, SM Sanga Balende, Al-Ahly, AS Kaloum, Stade Malien, Raja Casablanca, CS Sfaxien, or Espérance de Tunis.

Other teams that have qualified for the playoffs via the Confederations Cup route along with Pirates are ASEC Mimosas, AS Vita Club, Zamalek, Orlando Pirates, Warri Wolves, Club Africain, and Étoile du Sahel.

These matches will be played on the weekends of May 15-17 and June 5-7.

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