2011 CAF Confederation Cup group stage

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The 2011 CAF Confederation Cup group stage matches took place between July and September 2011. The matchdays were: 15–17 July, 29–31 July, 12–14 August, 26–28 August, 9–11 September, and 16–18 September.[1]

The group stage featured the eight winners from the play-off round. They were divided into two groups of four, where they played each other home-and-away in a round-robin format. The top two teams in each group advanced to the semifinals.[2]

Seeding[edit]

The draw for the group stage (which followed the draw for the play-off round) took place on 15 May 2011, at the CAF Headquarters in Cairo.[3]

The procedures for the group stage draw were announced on 12 May 2011.[4] The winners of the eight play-off round ties were divided into two pots. The winners of the ties involving the two top-seeded teams in the play-off round draw were in Pot 1, while the other six winners were in Pot 2. Each group contained one team from Pot 1 and three teams from Pot 2.

Play-off round ties
Team 1 (CL 2nd round losers) v Team 2 (CC 2nd round winners)
Pot 1 (top seed) ES Sétif Algeria Nigeria Kaduna United
Diaraf Senegal Algeria JS Kabylie (top seed)
Pot 2 Club Africain Tunisia Kenya Sofapaka
Al-Ittihad Libya Nigeria Sunshine Stars
ZESCO United Zambia Morocco Maghreb de Fès
Simba Tanzania Democratic Republic of the Congo Motema Pembe
ASEC Mimosas Ivory Coast Angola 1º de Agosto
Inter Luanda Angola Morocco Difaa El Jadida

Notes:

  • Winners of each tie shown in bold
  • Loser of play-off due to disqualification of TP Mazembe

Tiebreakers[edit]

The order of tie-breakers used when two or more teams have equal number of points is:[2]

  1. Number of points obtained in games between the teams concerned;
  2. Goal difference in games between the teams concerned;
  3. Goals scored in games between the teams concerned;
  4. Away goals scored in games between the teams concerned;
  5. Goal difference in all games;
  6. Goals scored in all games;
  7. Drawing of lots.

Groups[edit]

Group A[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Tunisia Club Africain 6 3 2 1 6 3 +3 11
Angola Inter Luanda 6 3 1 2 8 6 +2 10
Ivory Coast ASEC Mimosas 6 2 1 3 5 6 −1 7
Nigeria Kaduna United 6 1 2 3 5 9 −4 5






Group B[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Morocco Maghreb de Fès 6 4 2 0 8 2 +6 14
Nigeria Sunshine Stars 6 3 2 1 6 3 +3 11
Democratic Republic of the Congo Motema Pembe 6 2 2 2 5 6 −1 8
Algeria JS Kabylie 6 0 0 6 1 9 −8 0

16 July 2011
16:00 UTC+01:00
Sunshine Stars Nigeria 2 – 0 Democratic Republic of the Congo Motema Pembe
Dayo Ojo Goal 55'
Ajani Ibrahim Goal 90'
Report
Gateway Stadium, Ijebu Ode
Referee: Nampiandrarza Hamada (Madagascar)[5]

16 July 2011
20:00 UTC+01:00
Maghreb de Fès Morocco 1 – 0 Algeria JS Kabylie
Chemseddine Chtibi Goal 85' Report
Fes Stadium, Fes
Referee: Mohamed Said Kordi (Tunisia)[5]





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