Grant Kekana of Supersport United battles for the ball with Rodrick Kabwe of Ajax Cape Town during the Absa Premiership 2017/18 football match between Ajax Cape Town and SuperSport United at Athlone Stadium, Cape Town on 28 February 2018 ©Chris Ricco/BackpagePix
Wednesday Mar 07, 2018. 07:40
AfricanFootball reviews the six 2018 CAF Confederation Cup first round first-leg matches which took place on Tuesday.
Last year’s runners-up, SuperSport United of South Africa drew 0-0 with Angolan side Petro de Luanda at the Estádio 11 de Novembro I’m Luanda.
DR Congo outfit DC Motema Pemba were held to a 1-1 draw by Deportivo Niefang of Equatorial Guinea at the Stade des Martyrs in Kinshasa.
Congo-Brazzaville side CS La Mancha were thrashed Sudanese Club Al Ahly Shendi 3-0 at the Stade Municipal in Pointe-Noire.
CR Belouizdad of Algeria secured a 3-0 win over Zambia side Nkana at the Stade du 20-Août-1955 in Algiers.
Moroccan club RS Berkane stunned Tunisian giants Club Africain 3-1 at the Stade Municipal de Berkane in Berkane.
Lastly, Moroccan side Raja Casablanca were held to a 1-1 draw by Mauritanian outfit FC Nouadhibou at the Stade Mohamed V in Casablanca.
The second-leg encounters will be played on the weekend of 16-18 March.
Tuesday’s first round first-leg results
Petro de Luanda 0-0 SuperSport United
Motema Pemba 1-1 Deportivo Niefang
CS La Mancha 3-0 Al Ahly Shendi
CR Belouizdad 3-0 Nkana
RS Berkane 3-1 Club Africain
Raja Casablanca 1-1 FC Nouadhibou