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Kotoko paired against FC Nouadhibou in 2020/21CAF Champions League

By Vincent Ashitey
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Ghana Premier League giants, Asante Kotoko have been pitted against FC Nouadhibou of Mauritania in the 2020/21 CAF Champions League.

This comes after the draws for the preliminary and last-32 rounds of the elite African club competition and the second-tier CAF Confederation Cup was held in Cairo on Monday.

The Porcupines will be travelling to Mauritania to face FC Nouadhibou in the first leg to be played at the Stade Cheikha Ould Boïdiya on November 27 while the return leg comes off on the weekend of December 4, 2020.

The winner of the Kotoko vs Nouadhibou clash will face the winner of the encounter between Al Hilal of Sudan and Vipers of Uganda.

FC Nouadhibou is a professional Mauritanian club created in 1999, based in Nouadhibou economic capital of Mauritania.

Nouadhibou are the current holders of the Mauritanian Ligue 1 championship and have won it eight times in all. (2001, 2002, 2011, 2013, 2014, 2017–18, 2018–19, 2019-20).

They are also four-time winners of the Mauritania FA Cup.

Meanwhile, Ghana's AshantiGold have been drawn against Salitas FC of Burkina Faso in the CAF Confederation Cup.