CS Sfaxien ease into CAF Confederation Cup group stage

CS Sfaxien ease into CAF Confederation Cup group stage
CS Sfaxien's Imed Louati

by Austin Ditlhobolo

Saturday Apr 15, 2017. 14:50

Tunisian giants CS Sfaxien became the first team to book their place in the 2017 CAF Confederation Cup group stage.

This is after the Juventus of the Arabs beat Burkina Faso side Rail Club du Kadiogo 2-0 at the Stade Taïeb Mhiri in Sfax on Friday night.

Sfaxien, who have lifted the CAF Confederation Cup three times, won the play-off tie 4-1 on aggregate.

Maher Hannachi fired the Juventus of the Arabs into the lead five minutes into the game and Sfaxien were leading 1-0 at the interval.

The home side doubled their lead in the 83rd minute through Karim Aouadhi and ultimately, Sfaxien won 2-0 on the night.

The draw for the group stage will be held at the CAF Headquarters in Cairo, Egypt on 26 April 2017.



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