On the sidelines of the CAF’s executive committee meeting held in Morocco، which would host the 2018 CAF Champions League، the Confederation of African Football (CAF) announced that the، 32 teams، draw for the African Confederation Cup 2018 would be carried out on in March 21. During the meeting، they announced that the draw for the group stage of the 2018 CAF Champions League would be held on 21 April. It is worth mentioning that the first-leg match of the African Champions League will be held on November 2، 3 and 4، while the second-leg match will be held on 9، 10 and 11 of the same month.
With regard to the Confederation Cup، the first-leg match will be held on November 23، 24 and 26، while the second- leg match will be held on November 30 and December 1 and 2.
Morocco's Wydad Casablanca was crowned champions of the the African Champions League 2017، while Congolese Mazembe won the Confederation Cup.
It is noteworthy that Ahly SC and Misr Lel-Makkasa SC would participate in the African Champions League 2018، while Zamalek and Al-Masry would participate in the Confederation Cup.