UD Songo playing for pride

UD Songo playing for pride
Al Masry player Emeka Eze (R) in action against UD Renaissance Sportive de Berkane player Bakre l Helali (L) during the 2018 CAF Confederations Cup

by Brian Lee

Wednesday Aug 29, 2018. 11:16

Uniao Desportiva do Songo will be playing for pride when they take on RS Berkane in their final CAF Confederation Cup, Group B match at the Stade Municipal de Berkane on Wednesday night.

The match is scheduled to get underway at 21h00.

Uniao Desportiva do Songo cannot qualify for the knockout stages of the competition as they sit joint last in Group B, and will also be trying to claim their first win in the Confed Cup.

Berkane currently top Group B with ten points, but that could all change depending on their result on Wednesday and the other group result at the same time between Al Masry and Al Hilal Omdurman.

Al Masry are in second place in Group B with nine points while Uniao Desportiva do Songo and Al Hilal Omdurman have three points a piece

Berkane’s last Group B game saw them beat Al Hilal Omdurman 2-0 at the Al-Hilal Stadium on August 19.

Kodjo Fo-Doh Lab and Alain Traore found the back of the net in the 2-0 win for the Moroccan club.

Uniao Desportiva do Songo’s last Group B game saw them play to a 1-1 draw against Al Masry at the Ferroviario Stadium in Beira on August 19.

In that match Uniao Desportiva do Songo went behind after a 77th minute goal from Mohamed Abdul-Latif Grindo, but Jimmy Ukonde levelled matters.

When Berkane and Uniao Desportiva do Songo met earlier in Group B, the Moroccan side ran out slender 1-0 winners at the Stade Municipal de Berkane on May 6.

Togo international Fo-Doh Kodjo Laba grabbed the game’s only goal in that game.

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