Platinum Stars FC starting XI against Vipers SC at St. Mary's Stadium Credit: © Kawowo Sports | AISHA NAKATO
  • Only two nations have more than one team in the last 16 of the competition
  • KCCA represent Uganda in the group stages
[/media-credit] Platinum Stars FC starting XI against Vipers SC at St. Mary’s Stadium Credit: © Kawowo Sports | AISHA NAKATO

Tunisia and South Africa are the countries with more than a single team in the group stage of the CAF Confederation Cup.

The two nations have two each with Tunisia represented by giants CS Sfaxien and Club Africain while South Africa has Platinum Stars and SuperSport United.

Platinum Stars, conquerors of Uganda’s Vipers were at again, overturning a 2-0 first leg deficit against AS Tanda of Ivory Coast to win 3-2 on aggregate.

Already, 15 teams have booked their places in the second most lucrative club competition on the continent including Uganda’s KCCA FC which eliminated Egypt’s El Masry 4-3 on penalties after drawing 1-1 on aggregate.

To complete the 16 teams will be either Nigeria’s Rivers United or Rwanda’s Rayon Sport who are yet to play the second leg.

The Nigerian side edged the first leg in Nigeria 2-0 and have the advantage ahead of the return leg.

Teams in the Group Stage:

Hilal El Obeid Club (Sudan), TP Mazembe (DR Congo), Zesco United (Zambia), KCCA (Uganda), Club Africain and CS Sfaxien (Tunisia), MC Alger (Algeria), FUS Rabat (Morocco), Smouha (Egypt), Mbabane Swallows (Swaziland), Horoya AC (Guinea), CRD Libolo (Angola), CF Mounana (Gabon), Platinum Stars and SuperSport United (South Africa) and Rivers United (Nigeria)/ Rayon Sport (Rwanda)*.

Senior Staff writer at Kawowo Sports mainly covering football

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