Viper SC discover CAF Champions League group opponents
Monday – 2021/22 StarTimes Uganda Premier League champions Vipers SC have been drawn in Group C alongside Simba SC, Raja Casablanca and Horoya AC.
The exact dates and kick-off times for the fixtures have been confirmed. The Venoms will kickstart their Champions League campaign against Moroccan giants Raja Casablanca on 11 February, 2022.
Vipers SC provided a stunning performance in Lubumbashi, edging out home side and five-time African Champions TP Mazmebe 4-2 on post-match penalties to progress to the group stages of the TotalEnergies CAF Champions League for the first time ever.
Vipers held The Ravens to a goalless draw at their backyard, the same scoreline they had in the first leg to force the game to penalties.
The Ugandan champions were spot on from 12 yards out converting all four of their attempts while the home side missed two.
CAF CHAMPIONS LEAGUE DRAW
Group A: Wydad Casablanca, Athletico Petroleos, JS Kabylie, AS Vita Club
Group B: Al Ahly, Mamelodi Sundowns, Al Hilal, Coton Sport FC
Group C: Raja Casablanca, Horoya SC, Simba SC, Vipers SC
Group D: Es Tunis, Zamalek SC, CR Belouizdad, Al Merrik SC