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Saturday, September 30, 2023

CAF Confederation Cup 2019-20 Semi-final Preview: Pyramids FC (EGY) vs Horoya (GUI)

The CAF Confederation Cup semi-finals will finish with Tuesday’s matchup between Pyramids FC of Egypt and Guinean champions Horoya AC. This might be the most interesting matchup of all the matches this week, but Horoya have not played competitive football for a lengthy period and will have it all to do. Big-spending Pyramids are focused on securing their first trophy, and their level of talent is truly impressive, featuring Egyptian Premier League leading scorer Abdallah El Said. Pan-Africa Football previews a true “David versus Goliath” matchup:

Pyramids FC

Egyptian World Cup veteran Abdallah El Said is Pyramids’ most influential player, leading the Egyptian Premier League in goals this season.

Path to the Semi-Finals

Preliminary RoundHomeScoreAway
10 August 2019Pyramids4-1Étoile du Congo
25 August 2019Étoile du Congo0-1Pyramids
Aggregate ScorePyramids5-1Étoile du Congo
First Round
14 September 2019Pyramids1-1CR Belouizdad
29 September 2019CR Belouizdad0-1Pyramids
Aggregate ScorePyramids2-1CR Belouizdad
Play-off Round
27 October 2019Young Africans1-2Pyramids
3 November 2019Pyramids3-0Young Africans
Aggregate ScorePyramids5-1Young Africans
Group AGPWDLGFGAGDPointsQualification
Pyramids65011431115Qualifies for Final Tournament
Al-Masry6312109110Qualifies for Final Tournament
Enugu Rangers613269-36
FC Nouadhibou6024312-92