AfricanFootball wraps up Sunday’s Confederation Cup action

AfricanFootball wraps up Sunday’s Confederation Cup action
Onismor Bhasera of Supersport United during the Absa Premiership 2016/17 match between Supersport United and Free State Stars at King Zwelithini Stadium, Umlazi South Africa on 24 September 2016 ©Muzi Ntombela/BackpagePix

by Graeme Jackson

Monday Mar 13, 2017. 09:30

AfricanFootball wraps up Sunday’s action in the 2017 CAF Confederation Cup, which featured a massive win for Tunisian side Club Africain.

The match in Rades saw the hosts destroy Sierra Leone’s RSLAF 9-1 thanks to four goals from Ibrahim Chenihi, as well as strikes from Nader Ghandri, Saber Khalifa, Oussama Darragi, Seifeddine Jaziri and Imed Meniaoui.

In Egypt, Al Ahly Shendy claimed a 3-2 win over South Africa’s SuperSport United. The away goals from Mario Booysen and Jeremy Brockie will give Matsatsantsa hope of turning the tie in their favour when the return game is played next weekend.

Azam FC and Ivory Coast giants ASEC Mimosas made the most of home advantage with victories over Mbabane Swallows and APEJES respectively, while Djoliba and Maghreb Fes finished off on Sunday evening with 2-0 and 3-1 wins over Al Masry and SC Gagnoa respectively.

The second leg matches will be played on the weekend of 17-19 March, with the 16 winners advancing to the second round.

CAF Confederation Cup results, Sunday 12 March

Al Ahly Shendy 3-2 SuperSport United

Azam FC 1-0 Mbabane Swallows

ASEC Mimosas 2-0 APEJES

Club Africain 9-1 RSLAF

Djoliba 2-0 Al Masry

Maghreb Fes 3-1 SC Gagnoa

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