Rangers to face Zamalek

by on February 20, 2017


Nigeria champions, Enugu Rangers will face Zamalek of Egypt in the round of 32 of the 2017 CAF Champions League.

The Flying Antelopes qualified for this round after a goalless draw with Jeunesse Sportive de Saoura of Algeria in their preliminary round, second leg fixture on Sunday at the Nnamdi Azikwe Stadium

Rangers scaled the preliminary round on away goals rule, having played 1-1 in Algeria and will slug it out in the next round against the 2016 CAF Champions League runners-up and five-time winners , Zamalek.

The Egyptian giants will host Rangers on the weekend of March 10-12 before travelling for the second leg, which is set to be held between 17 and 19 March at the Nnamdi Azikiwe stadium, Enugu (The Cathedral).

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Nigeria’s other representatives in the CAF Champions League, Rivers United, defeated Mali’s AS Real Bamako 4-0 at the Yakubu Gowon Stadium, Port Harcourt.

The Pride of Rivers will face Al-Merreikh of Sudan in the next round of the competition.

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