CAF Confederation Cup - Saturday Wrap

CAF Confederation Cup - Saturday Wrap
Enocent Mkhabela of Platinum Stars during the Absa Premiership 2016/17 match between Platinum Stars and Golden Arrows at Royal Bafokeng Stadium, South Africa on 07 March 2017 ©Samuel Shivambu/BackpagePix

by Austin Ditlhobolo

Sunday Mar 19, 2017. 09:00

There were nine 2017 CAF Confederation Cup first-round second-leg games which were played on Saturday, March 18.

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.

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)

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