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Orlando Pirates mentor Jose Riveiro has ONE worry about CAF Super League

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The CAF Super League was sent off on Wednesday in Tanzania with blended surveys from everywhere the African landmass.

24 groups from various African associations will participate in the competition that launches one year from now August.

An astounding $100 million (R1.66 billion) in prize assets for clubs that will take part in the rewarding rivalry has been guaranteed by CAF president Patrice Motsepe.

Orlando Pirates lead trainer Jose Riveiro has one concern with respect to the CAF Super League that was sent off this week in Tanzania.

While the Spaniard accepts that the opposition will be a decent expansion for the Buccaneers to participate in, he does, in any case, question the generally close football plan.

"I don't have an assessment at this stage. At the point when I ponder another competition, I simply contemplate the timetable and how close it is now," Riveiro told correspondents after Pirates' 1-1 draw against Stellenbosch at Danie Craven Stadium.

"I want to believe that they figure out how to make it conceivable, and I know it's an extraordinary contest for the club, and we will be prepared for that (whenever qualified), yet I think it isn't the second to talk about it."

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On the night, Steve Barker, Stellenbosch's coach, was likewise examined about the Super League and speedily said: "Frankly, I would truly prefer not to remark on those things at the present time."

The Confederation of African Football president Patrice Motsepe guaranteed $100 million (R1.66 billion) in prize assets for clubs that will partake in the worthwhile contest.

It has been affirmed that 24 clubs, up in the air, will contend in the competition from 23 August 2023 until May 2024.

"The African Super League is a vital drive. One of the serious issues in Africa is finance," expressed Motsepe at the authority send off.

"The Africa Super League is perhaps of the most astonishing improvement throughout the entire existence of African football, and the goal as far as the thing we are attempting to accomplish is extremely clear, to ensure African club football is a-list and contends with the best on the planet."

There have been blended surveys about the opposition following the disappointment of UEFA to present a comparable association last year, which bombed not long after its declaration.

Cape Town City proprietor and executive John Comitis, whose club will contend in this season's CAF Champions League, said the Super League is terrible for African football.

"The Super League will kill African club football," he cautioned.

"You can turn off the lights on the homegrown associations."

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