CAF Confederation Cup
About CAF Confederation Cup
CAF Confederation Cup played into Preliminary, Group stage and Knock-out rounds. The matches of the Preliminary and the 1/32th rounds are played according to the knock-out system with ties broken via the Away goals rule. The sixteen teams eliminated from the 1/16th finals of the CAF Champions League will automatically qualify to play the additional 1/16th finals round of the CAF Confederation Cup.The sixteen teams which will qualify for the group matches from the additional 1/16th finals will be divided in four groups of four each. Each team shall play six matches against the other three opponents one match home and one match away and points granted upon the 3-1-0 system.The group winners and runners-up qualify to knock-out rounds which shall be played in two matches, home and away in three rounds (quarter-finals, semi-finals and the finals). In case of equality in the number of goals scored during the two matches, the team scoring the greatest number of away goals will be declared winner. If the number of goals scored on the away matches is equal, kicks from the penalty mark will be taken.