2018 CAF Champions league: All quarter-finalists emerge

Cairo, Egypt (PANA) - With the final qualifiers for the knockout phase of the 2018 CAF Champions league concluded on Tuesday, all the eight quarter-finalists have now emerged.

Below are the results and group final standings

Group A
Township Rollers, Botswana 0-0 Espérance de Tunis, Tunisia
Al-Ahly, Egypt 4-3 KCCA, Uganda

Group A final standings -
Group A   -          Pld        W       D       L       GF      GA      GD      Pts    
1 Al-Ahly                     6         4       1       1       9       5       +4      13
2 Espérance           6         3       2       1       8       4       +4      11      
3 KCCA                6         2       0       4       8       9        -1       6
4 Township Rollers   6  1       1       4       2       9       −7        4
Note - Al-Ahly, the most successful team with 8 wins, and 2-time winners, Esperance, are through to the quarter-finals. KCCA and Township Rollers eliminated.

Group B
TP Mazembe, DR Congo 1-1 Difaâ El Jadidi, Morocco
MC Alger, Algeria 1-2 ES Sétif, Algeria

Group B final standings -
Group B                 Pld     W       D       L       GF      GA      GD      Pts    
1 TP Mazembe           6        3       3       0       10      4       +6      12      
2 ES Sétif                      6       2       2       2       7       9       −2        8
3 Difaâ El Jadidi        6      1       3       2       6       7       −1        6
4 MC Alger              6       1       2       3       4       7        -3       5
Note - 5-time winners, TP Mazember and ES Setif are through to the quarter-finals. Difaâ El Jadidi and MC Alger eliminated.

Group C
Mamelodi Sundowns, South Africa 0-0 Horoya, Guinea
AS Togo-Port, Togo 0-0 Wydad Casablanca, Morocco

Group C final standings -
Group C                   Pld   W       D       L       GF      GA      GD      Pts
1 Wydad Casablanca    6         3       3       0       8       2       +6      12
2 Horoya                           6    2       3       1       7       7        0      9
3 Mamelodi Sundowns   6         1       3       2       5       6        -1     6
4 AS Togo-Port              6   1       1       4       4       9       −5      4
Note - Defending champions, Wydad and Horoya through. AS Togo-Port and Mamelodi Sundowns eliminated.

Group D
ZESCO United, Zambia 1-1 Étoile du Sahel, Tunisia
1º de Agosto, Angola 2-1 Mbabane Swallows, Swaziland

Group D final standings -
Group D                   Pld   W       D       L       GF      GA      GD      Pts    
1 Étoile du Sahel          6    3       3       0       10      4       +6      12
2 1º de Agosto             6    2       3       1       6       5        +1      9
3 ZESCO United     6    1       3       2       7       6        +1       6
4 Mbabane Swallows         6    1       1       4       3       11      −8        4
Note - Etoile and 1º de Agosto through to quarter finals. Zesco and Mbabane Swallows eliminated.

Here are the quarter-finalists at a glance -

From Group A
Al-Ahly, the most successful team with 8 wins
Esperance - 2-time winners

From Group B
TP Mazembe, 5-time winners
ES Setif

From Group C
Wydad, defending champions
Horoya

From Group D
Etoile
1º de Agosto

Note - In the knockout stage, the eight teams play a single-elimination tournament. Each tie is played on a home-and-away,
two-legg basis. If the aggregate score is tied after the second leg, the away goals rule is applied, and if still tied, extra time is not played, and the penalty shoot-out is used to determine the winner.

Also In the quarter-finals, the winners of one group play the runners-up of another group (teams from same group cannot play each other), with the group winners hosting the second leg.

The first leg will be played 14–16 September, and the second leg 21–23 September.

Teams eliminated are as follows -
KCCA
Township Rollers
Difaâ El Jadidi
MC Alger
AS Togo-Port
Mamelodi Sundowns
Zesco
Mbabane Swallows
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29 august 2018 06:56:40




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