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CAF CONFEDERATIONS CUP

2018/2019 Season

POS TEAM W D L PTS
1 USM Alger 3 2 1 11
2 Rayon Sport 2 3 1 9
3 Gor Mahia 2 2 2 8
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Plateau United-USM Alger bribery mystery no nearer to being solved

On a troubled weekend of continental football for Nigerian clubs, a weekend which reaped arguably only one result that could be considered favourable, you'd be forgiven for thinking that things couldn't get any worse.

...but you'd need to think again.

With Enyimba drawing, and Akwa United and MFM FC both being defeated, Plateau United's 2-1 victory over USM Alger was the only positive result for the NPFL's four representatives.

However, reports that began to emerge in the immediate aftermath of...

Wydad Casablanca book CAF CL final spot

Walid El Kharti touched home from close range in the first half and Achraf Bencharki scored twice after the break as Wydad Casablanca secured a place in the CAF Champions League final.

After a goalless first leg, the 3-1 home win over USM Alger at Mohamed V Stadium on Saturday puts the Moroccan club in line for their first continental title in 25 years.

But they had to ensure a heart-stopping last 20 minutes to hold onto their aggregate lead after being reduced to 10 men and then allowing their...

CAF Champions League semi finals: Northern derbies take centre stage

Any doubts about the power and prominence North Africa enjoys in the continental game today ought to be quashed by a quick glance at the CAF Champions League semi-final lineup.

After Mamelodi Sundowns and Ferroviario Beira fell in the quarters, we're left with a full house of teams from the north of the continent - one each from Egypt, Tunisia, Morocco and Algeria - as we reach the conclusion of Africa's premier club competition.

On Friday evening, USM Alger host Wydad Casablanca in the first leg...