Effective from next year, teams competing in the CAF Champions League and Confederation Cup group stage will be expanded to 16 teams.
CAF president Issa Hayatou made the announcement in his address at the 38th CAF Ordinary General Assembly held on Wednesday in Mexico City, africanFootball.com reports.
In the current format, the CAF Champions League and Confederation Cup feature eight teams each in the group stage.
“We take advantage of the experiences of FIFA, UEFA, CONCACAF and AFC, of which we have memoranda of understanding, to equip clubs with the minimum necessary support to allow them feature in the interclub competitions of CAF in the near future,” africanFootball.com quoted  Hayatou as saying in his speech.