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Ghanaian Premier League Champions Wa All Stars have drawn Libyan outfit Al Ahly Tripoli in the 2017 CAF Champions League preliminary round. The draw took place  on Wednesday in Cairo. The Wa based team will host the first leg between the weekend of 10–12 February 2017 and the return clash a week later. The Ghanaian champions will play either of FC Johansen/FUS Rabat in March should they advance to the next phase of the competition. Bechem United on the other hand have been drawn against MC Algiers from Algeria in the CAF Confederations Cup competition.

Newly signed Hearts of Oak midfielder Malik Akowuah has revealed he signed for the Accra based football club because he wants to taste Champions league football. The former Medeama player believes Hearts of Oak are more likely to win the Ghana Premier League in the coming seasons thus qualify for the CAF Champions League which will earn him the opportunity to showcase his capabilities on the African stage. Malik speaking to press men concerning his decision to have opted for Hearts disclosed, the major factor which informed his decision to sign for the Phobians is to play in the CAF…

Mamelodi Sundowns lost the second leg of their African Champions League final 1-0 at Zamalek, but take the title 3-1 on aggregate in a huge boost for South African football. Sundowns held a hefty 3-0 lead from the first leg in Pretoria last weekend, but were up against a full Borg El Arab Stadium and a fired-up Zamalek. Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane made just the one change from the side that won the first leg and it was forced by suspension as Wayne Arendse sat out, replaced by the Ivorian Bangaly Soumahoro. Zamalek made two changes, pairing Ahmed Dwidar with Ali Gabr…

“We are conquering against all odds” is the motto the Mamelodi Sundowns faithful have undertaken from head coach Pitso Mosimane in their CAF Champions League journey. This was an encouraging statement made by ‘Jingles’ as the coach is affectionately known, in response to juggling their CAF Champions League and domestic campaign.  Needless to say, the club has lived up to the motto as 90-minutes stand in their way of being crowned African club champions for the first time. Sundowns are on the verge of lifting the most sought after trophy in continental club football after transforming the Lucas Moripe Stadium…

Contrary to reports in the media that Ghana has been given an additional two slots to participate in Africa both in the CAF Confederations Cup and CAF champions league competitions, Ghana Football Association boss Kwesi Nyantakyi says CAF has not handed Ghana any additional slot. Speaking in an interview with Kumasi based Angel FM, the FA  boss debunked the rife media reports stating clearly that his office has not officially received any communication from organizers of the continental competitions CAF. When asked whether his outfit has received any official communication from CAF he said ”Well as far as the Ghana…