The Interclub Competition for 2022–23, according to the Confederation of African Football (CAF), will begin on September 9.
“The 2022/23 season will kick off on Friday, 09 September 2022 with the preliminary rounds of both the TotalEnergies CAF Champions League and Confederation Cup,” CAF said in a statement on its website..
The TotalEnergies Champions League will include 58 clubs battling it out to try and unseat African champion Wydad Athletic Club of Morocco, according to the continent’s football governing body.
50 clubs will compete for top honors in the Confederation Cup in an effort to dethrone current winners RS Berkane, who are also from Morocco.
The first leg of the first preliminary round matches will take place from September 9 to September 11, while the return matches will follow a week later.
Nigeria will be represented in the CAF Champions League by the freshly crowned NPFL champions, Rivers United and Plateau United.
Ikenne’s Remo Stars FC and Kwara United will be the surprise contenders in the Confederations Cup.