Five CAF Champions League facts
08 April 2016, 11:57
Johannesburg -Five CAF Champions League facts ahead of the round of 16, which starts Saturday:
-- Nine winners of the premier African Football Confederation (CAF) club competition are included in the 16 teams competing for eight places in the lucrative group stage.
-- Among them are the three most successful -- Al Ahly of Egypt (eight titles) and compatriots Zamalek and defending champions TP Mazembe of the Democratic Republic of Congo (five each).
-- Enyimba of Nigeria and Etoile Sahel of Tunisia clash in a repeat of the 2004 final won the West Africans on penalties in Aba after both sides achieved 2-1 home victories.
-- Mouloudia Bejaia of Algeria are the only debutants to survive the preliminary and last 32 qualifying rounds, eliminating AshantiGold of Ghana and former champions Club Africain of Tunisia.
-- Wydad Casablanca of Morocco have a 9-5 goal record after four games against Douanes of Niger and CNaPS of Madagascar, making them the team that has scored and conceded the most.