Nigeria's Enyimba To Know CAF Champions League Opponents On Tuesday

Nigerian champions Enyimba will on Tuesday know their opponents in the group stages of the 2016 CAF Champions League.

The draw will be held at the Confederation of African Football heaquarters in Cairo, Egypt.

Seven other clubs, Al Ahly  ( Egypt),  Wydad Casablanca ( Morocco),  ES Setif (Algeria), AS Vita Club (Democratic Republic of Congo), Zesco United (Zambia) and Zamalek (Egypt), have all booked their places in the lucrative group stages of the competition.

The eight teams will be divided into two groups of four each, with the winners and the runners-up of each group advancing to the semi-finals.

Already, defending champions TP Mazembe of Democratic Republic of Congo have been eliminated  from the competition.

The winners of the competition will go home with a prize money of $1.5m and also represent the continent in the FIFA World Club Cup in December.

Enyimba, twice winners of the competition in 2003 and 2004, needed the heroics  of goalkeeper Theophilus Afelokhai to beat Tunisian club Etoie du Sahel in the second round.

Paul Aigbogun's men squandered a 3-0 first leg advantage in the return leg in Sousse but  advanced further in the competition after Afelokhai, who linked up with them from domestic  rivals Kano Pillars during the  off-season, saved three spot kicks to helped them to a 4-3 win.
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