Cameroon’s representative at the ongoing presigious CAF Confederations Cup, Coton Sport of Garoua faces Senegalese heavyweight, ASC Jaraaf at the quarterfinals of the tournament in May.
The draw ceremony was conducted on Friday April 30, 2021 in Cairo, Egypt.
The first legs of the quarter-final games are scheduled for May 16 while the return fixtures have been slated for May 23, 2021
The Cotonners of Garoua will welcome Senegals ASC Jaraaf to her backyard at the Roumnde Adjia stadium on May 16, 2021
for the first round clash in Cameroon’s North capital city of Garoua.
Coton Sports of Garoua Vs ASC Jaraaf of Senegal
The West club, ASC Jaraaf is a very strong fit for Coton Sports of Garoua with twenty-eight domestic titles in Senegal.
ASC Les Jaraaf des Dakar (Senegal) is on their debut appearance in Confederation Cup quarterfinals.
Coach Cheikh Gueye finished top in group C ahead of Etoile du Sahel, CS Sfaxien of Tunisia and Salitas of Burkina Faso
Her rival, Coton Sports of Garoua is not in a new place, the club ended up as runners-up in 2003 and was the fourth best rank in 2014, last time she participated in the tournament before now.
The boys of Souleyman Aboubakar rounded up the groups stages at the second position in Group B with nine points after JS Kabylie of Algeria.
Coton Sports of Garoua overpowered defending champions, RSB Berkane of Morocco and the Zambian Side, NAPSA Stars to sail through to this prestigious stage of the competition.
The other races for the 2021 continental title between the eight qualified teams clubs are the CAF Confederations will see Orlando Pirates throwing weights with Raja Casablanca while Enyimba of Nigeria will face Egyptian club Pyramids.
The People’s Elephant will travel to Egypt for the first leg of their outing against Pyramids, while Pirates host Raja Casablanca in another encounter.
Tunisia’s CS Sfaxien will be battling against Algerian club JS Kabylie.
Meanwhile, the semi-final schedule could see Enyimba of Nigeria face Orlando Pirates of South Africa again in the Confederation Cup if both teams advance from the last-eight stage.
The Pirates, winner of the CAF Champions League title in 1995 are yet to win the Confederation Cup in their history but they finished as runners-up in 2015.
The People’s Elephant, that Enyimba is chasing their maiden title at the CAF Confederation. For now, they pride themselves as the two time champions of the CAF Champions League
The semi-final first-leg and second leg matches are fixed for June 20 and 27, respectively, while the final encounter is scheduled for July 10, 2021
Knowing the eight quarterfinalists of the CAF Confederation Cup
# Enyimba (Nigeria) – Twice CAF Champions League winners
# Orlando Pirates (South Africa) – CAF Champions League winners in 1995, Confederation Cup runners up in 2015
# JS Kabylie (Algeria) – Record three-time CAF Cup winners
# Coton Sport (Cameroon) – CAF Champions League runners up in 2008, CAF Cup losing finalists in 2003
# ASC Les Jaraaf des Dakar (Senegal), debut appearance in Confederation Cup quarterfinals
# CS Sfaxien (Tunisia), record CAF Confederation Cup winners with three titles
# Raja Club Athletic (Morocco), Confederation Cup winners in 2018, three-time African Champions
# Pyramids FC (Egypt) – Last season runners up