By JOHN SAKALA
Zesco United and Nkana Football Club will face each other in the Group Stage of the CAF Confederation Cup following a draw conducted today in Cairo.
Both sides have been drawn in Group C alongside Sudanese side Al Hilal and Asante Kotoko of Ghana.
The draws have seen three Moroccan sides drawn in Group A with only Congo Brazzaville side Otoho d’ Oyo the only outsider.
Group B has two Tunisian giants in Etoile du Sahel and CS Sfaxien with Enugu Rangers and Salitas competing the group.
Group D has Zamalek, Go Mahia, Hussein Dey and Petro Atletico.
Zesco and Nkana are the two Zambian flag carriers in CAF competitions but will have to cancel each other out in the lucrative group stage.
Nkana made a return to the Group Stage of the CAF Confederation Cup for the first time since 2014.
They qualified after defeating Ivory Coast side San Pedro 3-0 on aggregate after having drawn 0-0 in Abidjan on Sunday.
Zesco United dumped out Kaizer Chiefs 5-2 on aggregate.