The return of the CAF Champions League continues with the second semi-final 1st leg between Zamalek and Raja Casablanca in Morocco. Raja are coming off their triumph in the league season, winning the 2019-20 Botola in dramatic fashion. A squad personified by discipline and toughness, Raja will be a stingy opponent.
Zamalek have had a disappointing season, and will be laying it all on the line to potentially upstage rivals Al Ahly. The team appears to have stabilized and found some rhythm since hiring coach Jaime Pacheco, but will need to stay focused against the Moroccan champions. Here is Pan-Africa Football’s preview of the second semi-final: