CAF Cup/ “Return” Final in Cairo: The journey of RS Berkane

The Moroccans of the RSB are aiming for a third coronation of this CAF TotalEnergies Confederation Cup. Winners of the 2022 edition, RS Berkane hopes to repeat this feat this year.

It must be said that the “Oranges” have been very dangerous throughout this tournament and only aspire to one thing: winning the 2024 TotalEnergies Confederation Cup.

Preliminary round: The Moroccans scare each other

After a 2-2 draw on the Bendel FC pitch. Mouine Chaabani’s men relaunched at home, winning by the narrowest of margins 1-0. On their talent, the Moroccans gained momentum and won their second match of the preliminaries 5-0 over the two matches against Guerdane, before winning this play-off at the end of the suspense 2-1 against the APR.

Group stage: Leader of his group with 14 points.

During their campaign in the group stage, Berkane did not experience defeat (4 wins against 2 draws). Thanks to these results, Youssoufa Diallo’s teammates finished at the top of their group ahead of teams like Stade Malien and Sekhukhune United. Opportunity for the Moroccans to build up confidence for the rest of the operations.

Quarter-final: RS Berkane resists Abu Salem

Faced with Abu Salem, the sensation of this Confederation Cup season, the Renaissance Sportive de Berkane avoids the trap. Indeed, on the ground, the Moroccans use their intelligence tactically and remain solid defensively. They approach the second leg with suspicion, and rightly so. Trailing 1-0 at the start of the second half, the Moroccans reversed the trend and won the bet 3-2.

Semi-final: Winner on the green carpet against USM Alger

While all admirers of club football in Africa expected a battle. The meetings between RS Berkane and defending champion USM Alger will not take place. Faced with this situation, the Moroccans are declared winners and will face Zamalek in the final of the Confederation Cup.


RSB won the first round in Berkane 2-1 against Zamalek, awaiting the “return” tomorrow in Cairo

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