CAF Champions League 2020

Matchday three to take centre stage this weekend

CAF Champions League, Group Stage, Day 3. Photo | Getty Images
CAF Champions League, Group Stage, Day 3. Photo | Getty Images


The 2019/20 CAF Champions League group stage match-day three will take centre stage this weekend.

DR Congo's TP Mazembe will be looking to record their third successive win in Group A when they face Angolan side C.D Primeiro de Agosto in Luanda on Friday.

Mazembe's local rivals, AS Vita Club will also be in action on Friday when they lock horns with the defending champions and Tunisian giants Esperance de Tunis in a Group D match in Rades.

There will be a North African Derby on the same day when Moroccan giants Raja Casablanca welcome Algerian side JS Kabylie in Casablanca in another Group D game.

Five games are scheduled to be played on Saturday and the action will be headlined by an encounter between Kabylie's local rivals, USM Alger and South African champions Mamelodi Sundowns.

Sundowns remain undefeated in the group stage having registered a win and a draw, while Alger are winless having recorded two draws and the two teams will clash in Blida in a Group C match.

Moroccan giants Wydad Casablanca will be targeting their maiden win in Group C when they face off with Angolan outfit Petro de Luanda in Casablanca.

Egyptian football heavyweights Zamalek and Al Ahly will face Zambian champions ZESCO United in Ndola and Zimbabwean side FC Platinum in Cairo respectively.

Lastly, Tunisian side Etoile du Sahel will be hoping to continue their dominance in Group B by recording their third consecutive win when they take on Sudanese outfit Al Hilal Omdurman in Rades.