Al-Merrikh ensured that things remain tight in Group A of the 2017 CAF Champions League following a 2-1 win over Ferroviário Beira at the Al-Merrikh Stadium on Tuesday evening.
The Sudanese giants recovering from an early setback to take all three points in Omdurman, as they moved level with their Mozambican counterparts.
Etoile du Sahel and Al Hilal are in action later today with the Tunisians afforded the opportunity to move six points clear.
Maninho found the back of the net for the visitors after only 16 minutes as they made the perfect start.
Al-Zaeem, though, fought back and pulled level through Elsamani Saadeldin before the break as the two teams headed for the tunnel at the half with the score at 1-1.
Ahmed Abdalla's 59th minute strike would prove to be the winner for the hosts as Al-Merrikh keep their chances of reaching the knockout stages alive.
They next face rivals Al-Hilal while Ferroviário welcome Etoile to Beira.