Zesco United have been drawn against record eight -time African champions Al Ahly of Egypt in the group stage of the 2016 CAF Champions League.

This will be the two sides second meeting in the competition following their previous encounter in the knockout stages in 2011.

Zesco drew 0-0 at home before losing 1-0 away in Cairo at the pre-group stage that season.

1992 champions Wydad Casablanca of Morocco and 1998 victors ASEC Mimosa of Cote d’Ivoire complete the roll in Group A.

Zesco will be playing ASEC and Wydad for the first time although they have played MAS Fes of Morocco and Africasport of Cote d’Ivoire in the 2011 Confederation Cup and 2009 CAF Champions League respectively.

First leg matches will be played during the weekend of June 17-19 while match day two will follow during the weekend of June 28-30.

Meanwhile, Kennedy Mweene and Emmanuel Mayuka will meet in Group B where Mamelodi Sundowns have been drawn against Zamalek.

Entente Setif of Algeria and Nigerian giants Enyimba await.

Fixture dates to follow shortly…

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  1. Zesco should really pull up the socks, tough, tough group!! All the best Zega, i believe in you!!

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  2. THE CRIMINAL LUNGU HAS SOLD OUR COUNTRY TO THE MALAWIANS WHERE HE COMES FROM. WE NEED HH TO COME AND REDEEM US. ZAMBIA HAS GONE TO LOOTERS BECAUSE THEY KNOW THEY HAVE ANOTHER COUNTRY THEY CALL HOME. ABASH LUNGU! ABSH KAMINAMINSA SMOOTH CRIMINAL JAMESON PRETENDER AS IF YOU ARE HUMBLE YET YOU ARE A REPTILIAN. KICK LUNGU POLIO OUT OF STATE HOUSE AND OUT OF POWER. LUNGU HAS DUPED US.

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  3. Iwe Shetan, the satanic scourge that the devil HH has poured on you is really a tough stain on your brain that fail to understand the topic at hand.

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  4. Zega mambo Will surprise many.The team looks set for this competition.let’s go guys and show them that we are now at the same level as our opponents. Good luck Zega .

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