Egyptian clubs Masry
and Pyrmaids FC
were drawn in one group in the African Confederation Cup group stage according to the draw that was conducted Tuesday at CAF's Headquarters in Cairo.
Masry and Pyramids were drawn in Group A, which also includes Mauritanian debutants Noadhibou and Nigeria’s Rangers.
Costal side Masry, who are competing in Africa's secondary competition for the fourth successive time, booked their place at the group stage after beating Cot d'Or of Seychelles 6-0 on aggregate in the preliminary round.
Masry's best achievement in the Confederation Cup history was reaching the semi final against Congo's Vital club in 2018.
Meanwhile, Pyramids FC, who are making their first ever appearance in the tournament, reached the group stage with a 5-1 aggregate win over Young Africans of Tanzania in the playoffs.
The Port Said-based club Masry will kick off their groups stage campaign by facing Mauritania 's Noadhibou away on 1 December, while Pyramids will take on Nigeria's Rangers.
Masry and Pyramids will face off in an all-Egyptian confrontations in the third and fourth rounds of the groups stage on 29 December and 16 February according to Masry's official twitter account.
Group stage matches will kick off on 1 December 2019.
The full groups are as follows:
Group A: Nouadhibou (Mauritania) – Rangers (Nigeria) - Pyramids (Egypt) – MAsry (Egypt)
Group B: Bidvest Wits (South Africa) - El Nasr (Libya) – Djoliba (Mali) – Horoya (Guinea)
Group C: RS Berkane (Morocco) – Motema Pembe (DR Congo) – Zanaco (Zambia) - ESAE (Benin)
Group D: San Pedro (Cote d’Ivoire) - Hassania Agadir (Moroco) – Enyimba (Nigeria) - Paradou (Algeria)
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