CAF announces key CAF Interclub 2024/25 season information!

The Confédération Africaine de Football (“CAF”) today announced key information relating to the 2024/2025 Interclub season including the confirmed number of slots allocation to each Member Association.

The 2024/2025 CAF Interclub season will kick-off with the Preliminary Round scheduled between 16–18 August 2024.

The Group Stages are scheduled between October – December 2024.

The Knockout Phase and Final of both competitions will be between March – May 2025.

CAF has confirmed the 12 highest ranked Member Associations according to the CAF rankings who will be eligible to enter two Clubs in both the TotalEnergies CAF Champions League as well as the CAF Confederation Cup.

The 12 highest ranked national associations are as follows: Algeria, Angola, Cote d’Ivoire, Egypt, Libya, Morocco, Nigeria, RD Congo, South Africa, Sudan, Tunisia, Tanzania.

CAF today kicked-off the registration period for Member Associations to register their qualified Clubs on the CAF Competitions Management System (CMS).

Registration Windows

Four registration window periods have been confirmed to all Participating Member Associations as follows:

  • July 21 – August 31: Players participating in the Second Preliminary Round
  • September 1 – 30: Players participating in the Group Stages
  • January 1 – 31, 2025: Maximum of seven (7) additional players, including four (4) replacements.
  • Competition Format

    The addition of the second preliminary round of the TotalEnergies CAF Confederation Cup remains cancelled.

    Consequently, teams eliminated in the second round of the CAF Champions League will no longer transition into the CAF Confederation Cup.

    Clubs that advance from the second preliminary round of the CAF Confederation Cup will proceed directly to the group stage of the competition.

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