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2019–20 CAF Confed. Cup: All 8 quarter-finalists emerge

Cairo, Egypt (PANA) - At the end of the last round of matches in the six-round group games in the 2019-20 CAF Confederation Cup, played across Africa on Sunday, all the eight quarter-finalists have emerged.

They are Pyramids and Al-Masry, both from Egypt from Group A; RS Berkane of Morocco and Zanaco of Zambia from Group B; Horoya of Guinea and Al-Nasr of Libya from Group C; and Hassania Agadir of Morocco and Enyimba of Nigeria from Group D.

Apart from RS Berkane, which won the silver in 2019, all the other 7 qualifiers have never reached the finals.

The eight teams will now line up for the quarter-finals, the first leg of which will be played on 1 March 2020 and the second leg on 8 March 2020.
Here are results from the final group matches played on Sunday.

Group A
FC Nouadhibou, Mauritania 0-1 Pyramids, Egypt
Enugu Rangers, Nigeria 1-1 Al-Masry, Egypt

Group B
RS Berkane, Morocco 1-1 Zanaco, Zambia
DC Motema Pembe, DR Congo 1-0 ESAE, Benin

Group C
Bidvest, South Africa 0-2 Djoliba, Mali
Al-Nasr, Libya 0-2 Horoya, Guinea

Group D
FC San Pédro, Cote d'Ivoire 2-5 Enyimba, Nigeria
Hassania Agadir, Morocco 0-3 Paradou AC, Algeria

Here is how they finished the group campaign, with group winners and runners-up reaching the knockout stage.

Group A                       Points     
1 Pyramids                     15     
2 Al-Masry                     10
3 Enugu Rangers            6
4 FC Nouadhibou            2

Group B                      Points     
1 RS Berkane               11
2 Zanaco                      10
3 DC Motema Pembe  10
4 ESAE                            1
Note - Although Zanaco and DC Motema Pembe ended their campaigns on 10 points apiece, Zanaco qualified based on head-to-head points: Zanaco 4, DC Motema Pembe 1.

Group C                    Points
1 Horoya                   14     
2 Al-Nasr                     8
3 Djoliba                      8
4 Bidvest Wits             2
Note - Although Al-Nasr and Djoliba ended their campaigns on 8 points apiece, Al-Nasr qualified based on head-to-head points: Al-Nasr 4, Djoliba 1.

Group D                   Points
1 Hassania Agadir        11
2 Enyimba                     10
3 Paradou AC                 8
4 FC San Pédro              3.

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