Gandermer Nacional, the champion of Niger, qualified to face Al-Ahly in the 32nd round of the African Champions League, after beating its host, Le Massaguere, the Burundian champion, with a goal free of charge, in the match that brought the two teams together today, Friday evening, in the second leg of the preliminary round of the African Champions League. for the current season.
The Niger champion qualified for the Al-Ahly match with a total of 2-1, after the two teams tied 1-1 in the first leg.
The first leg match between Al-Ahly and Jandermée Nacional will be held in Niger on 15-16-17 October, while the return match will be held in Cairo on 22-23-24 October.
The seventh day presents, in the following report, a set of available information about Al-Ahly’s competitor:
1- The average age of the team’s players, according to the Transfer Market website, is 26.7 years.
2- Gandermer Nacional includes two international players in the Niger national team, as well as a professional from Togo, midfielder Do Domino, and Ivorian winger Wilfried Gibouli.
Team Gandarmée, the champion of Niger
3- Among the most prominent players of the Niger champion, striker Hansa Issoufou, defender Abdoul Razak and midfielder Abdoul Moumouni.
4- The Gandarmée Nacional will play its matches at the “General Seyni Konche” stadium in the capital, Niamey, and the main stadium in the city, with a capacity of 50,000 fans.
Al-Ahly competitor stadium
5- The Gandarmé team was playing its African match outside his country, before CAF granted the local federation the right to hold international matches at the stadium of the capital, Niamey, and the reason for the ban was the failure of Niger stadiums to respond to the international standards in force.
6- The weather, in Niger in October, where the two matches of the round of 32 will be held, to extreme heat, where the numbers range between 32 and 37 degrees in the capital, Niamey, which will host the match.
There are 10 teams that will not play in the preliminary round, they are: Al-Ahly and Zamalek from Egypt, Esperance and Etoile du Sahel from Tunisia, Wydad and Raja from Morocco, TP Mazembe of the Congo, Sundowns of South Africa, Houria Conakry of Guinea alongside Simba of Tanzania.
Al-Ahly won the African Champions League title in its last edition for the tenth time in its history and the second in a row, at the expense of the South African team Kaizer Chiefs, while Moroccan Raja won the Confederation Cup after defeating the Algerian JS Kabylie..