CAF Confederation Cup wrap

CAF Confederation Cup wrap

by Helder Ribiero

Sunday Mar 19, 2017. 22:30

The 2017 CAF Confederation Cup first-round second-leg games were played across the African continent on Saturday and Sunday.

The winners on aggregate advanced to the Play-Off round which will be played in April 2017.

Algerian side JS Kabylie overcame Congo-Brazzaville club Etoile du Congo 1-0 in Tizi Ouzou. As a result Kabylie won 1-0 on aggregate.

In Ismailia, Egyptian club Al-Masry won on walkover after FIFA suspended the Malian Football Federation. Djoliba from Mali had beaten Al-Masry 2-0 at home in the first-leg.

IR Tanger from Morocco thrashed Guinea's AS Kaloum 3-0 in Tangier. The victory saw Tanger winning 3-1 on aggregate.

DR Congo side Renaissance du Congo edged out Algerian club MC Alger 2-1 in Kinshasa. However Alger won 3-2 on aggregate.

In Freetown, Tunisian outfit Club Africain won on walkover after Sierra Leone's RSLAF withdrew prior to the game. Africain had won 9-1 at home in the first-leg.

South African club Platinum Stars thrashed Ugandan side Vipers 3-1 in Rustenburg. As a result, Stars won 3-2 on aggregate.

SC Gagnoa from Ivory Coast overcame Moroccan outfit MAS Fez 1-0 in Abidjan. But Fez emerged 3-2 winners on aggregate.

In Kigali, Rwandan side Rayon Sports won on walkover after FIFA suspended the Malian Football Association. Onze Createurs from Mali had won 1-0 at home in the first-leg.

Zimbabwean club Ngezi Platinum drew 0-0 with Angolan outfit Recreativo do Lidolo in Harare. Recreativo won 2-1 on aggregate.

Ulinzi Stars from Kenya thrashed Egyptian side Smouha 3-0 in Machakos. But Smouha emerged 4-3 winners on aggregate.

In Douala, Cameroonian side Yong Sports Academy held Tunisian giants CS Sfaxien to a 1-1 draw. As a result, Sfaxien won 6-1 on aggregate.

Burundian club Le Messager played to a 2-2 stalemate with Zambian outfit ZESCO United in Bujumbura. ZESCO won 4-2 on aggregate.

Mbabane Swallows from Swaziland thrashed Tanzanian side Azam 3-0 in Lobamba. The victory sees Swallows win 3-1 on aggregate.

Cameroonian club APEJES Academy edged out Ivorian giants ASEC Mimosas 1-0 in Yaounde. However, Mimosas won 2-1 on aggregate.

In Pretoria, South African side SuperSport United hammered Sudanese club Ahli Shendi 4-0. The wins sees SuperSport win 6-3 on aggregate.

Sudanese outfit Al-Hilal Al-Ubayyid beat SM Sanga Balende from DR Congo 1-0 in Al-Ubayyid. The tie ended in a 1-1 draw on aggregate, but Al-Hilal won 5-3 on penalties.

Saturday, 18 March 2017 results (aggregate score in parenthesis)

JS Kabylie 1-0 Etoile du Congo (1-0)
Al-Masry w/o Djoliba
Yong Sports Academy 1-1 CS Sfaxien (1-6)
IR Tanger 3-0 AS Kaloum (3-1)
Renaissance du Congo 2-1 MC Alger (2-3)
RSLAF w/o Club Africain
Platinum Stars 3-1 Vipers (3-2)
Le Messager Ngozi 2-2 ZESCO United (2-4)
Rayon Sports w/o Onze Createurs
SC Gagnoa 0-1 MAS Fez (2-3)
Ngezi Platinum 0-0 Recreativo do Lidolo (1-2)
Ulinzi Stars 3-0 Smouha (3-4)

Sunday, 19 March 2017

Mbabane Swallows 3-0 Azam (3-1)
APEJES Academy 1-0 ASEC Mimosas (1-2)
SuperSport United 4-0 Al-Ahly Shendi (6-3)
Al-Hilal Al-Ubayyid 1-0 SM Sanga Balende (1-1)

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