02 May, 2021 04:45 am

African Champions League: Ahly's Mosimane to face former club Sundowns

African Champions League: Ahly's Mosimane to face former club Sundowns
Al Ahly and their South African coach Pitso Mosimane will face his former club Mamelodi Sundowns in the Champions League last eight.

Friday's draw for the quarter-final stages of the African Champions League and the Confederation Cup has produced the tie that most football fans had hoped for.p just weeks after taking over at the Egyptian giants to emulate the feat p Please scroll down for details of the Champions League and Confederation Cup draws.It has already led to a flurry of social media excitement and will give the Champions League a lot more credence and ensure a lot more interest in a South African market that has previously had a haughty view and somewhat apathetic attitude towards the continental club competitions and been slow over the last 25 years to warm to them.Mosimane's eight years at the helm of Sundowns transformed the club from one with plenty of cash but faltering direction into a dominant domestic force, plus in 2016 Champions League winners.

By the time the rescheduled semi-finals were played in October, Mosimane had moved to Cairo and picked up a second Champions League winners' medal, even if he was only in charge of three games.Champions League quarter-final draw: Confederation Cup quarter-final draw: v Orlando Pirates (South Africa) v Raja Casablanca (Morocco) v v

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