The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has released the calendar of her Interclub Competitions for the 2021/22 season, which will start in mid September this year.
This comes barely 48 hours after the end of the 2020/21 season in Morocco which led to crowing of Egypt’s Al Ahly after crushing Kaiser chiefs 3-0 at the Mohammed V stadium.
Most countries like the Gambia, Tanzania, Morocco, Ghana, Dr Congo, Congo and South Africa have already declared their representatives at the Interclub Competitions for next football season, while the other countries have been giving extra time to produce their representatives before the preliminaries.
The first preliminaries for both competitions are set for September 10 and 12, 2021.
Raja Casablanca beat Algerian side, JS Kabylie 3-0 in Cotonou, Benin to win their second CAF Confederation Cup in three years.
Coton Sport of Garoua’s Lambert Ariana finished as top scorer with seven goals.
While in CAF Champions league, Al Ahly of Egypt became the most successful club in the tournament’s history as they beat Kaiser chiefs 3-0 to clinch a record tenth crown (La Decima).
Mohammed Sheriff finished as top scorer of the competitions with six goals, while Al Ahly coach, Pisto Mosimane became the most successful African Coach in the competitions history, and second most successful coach with 3 titles, just one behind Portuguese coach Manuel Jose with 4 titles.
The competitions will begin from September 10/ 12, 2021 and end on May 22/29, 2022.