es setif to stun defending champions wydad

15:29    13 Sep 2018

Wydad Athletic Club player Mohammed Nahiri (R) and Horoya AC player Alseny Camara (L) fight for the ball during the CAF Champions League soccer match between Wydad Athletic Club of Morocco and Horoya AC of Guinea at Mohamed V Stadium in Casablanca , Morocco, 28 July 2018.(L) fight for the ball during the CAF Champions League soccer match between Wydad Athletic Club of Morocco and Horoya AC of Guinea at Mohamed V Stadium in Casablanca , Morocco, 28 July 2018.
ES Setif will host Wydad Casablanca in the 2018 CAF Champions League quarter-final match at the Stade du 8-Mai-1945 in Algeria on Friday.

Kick-off is at 21h00 CAT.

The Algerian side finished as runners-up in Group B behind DR Congolese giants TP Mazembe having accumulated eight points from six games.

As a result, Setif booked their place in the last eight of Africa's most prestigious club competition.

They will look to 29-year-old Algerian striker El Habib Bouguelmouna when they lock horns with Wydad at home.

Meanwhile, Wydad dominated Group C which they won ahead of runners-up Horoya AC of Guinea having collected 12 points from six games.

The dominance in the group stage earned the Moroccan giants a place in the quarter-finals.

Wydad's dangerman is 26-year-old Moroccan winger Mohamed Ounajem, who will be looking to inspire his side to victory in Algeria.

The Wydad of Resistance are looking to defend their Champions League title having won it last year.

Gabonese match referee Eric Otogo-Castane will officiate the game between Setif and Wydad.
 

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