FC Platinum out to humble stubborn Horoya AC

FC Platinum out to humble stubborn Horoya AC
Sebe Baffour Kyei of Horoya challenged by Xola Mlambo of Orlando Pirates during the 2019 TOTAL CAF Champions League match between Orlando Pirates and Horoya at the Orlando Stadium, Soweto on the 18 January 2019 ©Muzi Ntombela/BackpagePix

by Austin Ditlhobolo

Thursday Jan 31, 2019. 18:15

FC Platinum will lock horns with Horoya AC in the 2018/19 CAF Champions League Group B match on Saturday.

Kick-off is at 15h00 CAT.

The game is scheduled to take place at the Babourfields Stadium in the Zimbabwean city of Bulawayo.

The Zimbabwean champions lost 2-0 to Tunisian giants Esperance de Tunis away in their second Group B game.

The defeat left Platinum placed third on the group standings - three points behind leaders, Orlando Pirates.

The Platinum Boys will look to Ali Sadiki, who is blessed with a dangerous left foot.

Meanwhile, Horoya succumbed to a 3-0 defeat to South African giants Pirates in their second Group B encounter.

As a result, the Guinean champions are placed fourth on the group standings - three points behind the leaders.

Ocansey Mandela Amamoo, who remains the dangerman for the HAC, will be looking to inspire his side to victory.

Algerian match referee Mustapha Ghorbal will officiate the game between Platinum and Horoya.

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