Ghanaian champions Aduana Stars will battle Moroccan giants Raja Casablanca, Ivorian side ASEC Mimosas and AS Vita Club of DR Congo in Group A of the 2018 CAF Confederation Cup.
The group stage draw was held at the CAF headquarters in Egypt on Saturday.
Aduana Stars dropped from the CAF Champions League at the expense of Algerian side ES Setif but managed to go past Madagascar’s Fosa Juniors in the playoffs to book a place in the group stage.
Aduana’s first game will be in La Cote d’Ivoire on Friday, May 4.
They will host former winners Raja Casablanca and AS Vita in their second and third games respectively to complete the first round.
The winners and runners-up will qualify to the quarter-final of the Cup, in a format introduced last year.
Below are the groups:
Group A: ASEC Mimosas, Raja Casablanca, AS Vita Club, Aduana Stars
Group B: RS Berkane, Al-Masry, UD Songo, Al Hilal
Group C: Enyimba, Williamsville AC, CARA Brazzaville, Djoliba
Group D: Rayon Sports, USM Alger, Young Africans, Gor Mahia