By Sports Writer
The draws for the 2019 CAF Champions League and Confederation Cup are out with Zambian champions Zesco United drawn against Green Mamba of eSwatini while Green Eagles will face South African giants Orlando Pirates.
In the Confederation Cup Buildcon will play Young Buffaloes of eSwatini while Zanaco are on bye for the preliminary round.
The first round matches will be on the weekend of August 9-11 with Zesco United, Green Eagles and Buildcon starting with home ties.
Return fixtures will be on the weekend of August 16-18.
Zambia has four clubs in CAF inter-club competitions courtesy of its superiors ranking on the continent.