SA giants look to advance in Champions League

SA giants look to advance in Champions League
Al Ahly players celebrate

by Austin Ditlhobolo

Saturday Aug 24, 2019. 08:00

Three 2019/20 Caf Champions League preliminary round second-leg matches were played on Friday.

Egyptian giants Al Ahly eased into the first round after thumping South Sudan champions Atlabara 9-0 at home.

The result saw record eight-time Champions League winners win the tie 13-0 on aggregate.

While Seychelles champions Cote d’Or sneaked into the next round after drawing 1-1 with Fomboni of Comoros at home.

Coote d’Or won the tie on the away goals role following a 3-3 stalemate on aggregate.

Lastly, Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) also advanced to the first round after brushing aside Namibian side African Stars 2-0 at home.

Ugandan side KCCA won the tie 4-3 on aggregate having lost 3-2 in the first-leg clash.

Action will continue on Saturday, with Botswana champions Township Rollers are scheduled to host Tanzanian side Young Africans.

Zambian champions ZESCO will face off with Green Mamba of Eswatini at home and South African giants Mamelodi Sundowns will be targeting a home win over Congo-Brazzaville side Otoho d’Oyo.

Tunisian giants Etoile Sahel will take on Guinean outfit Hafia at home and Senegalese club Generation Foot will play host to PRC Oiler of Liberia, while South Africa’s Orlando Pirates will welcome Zambian side Green Eagles.

Saturday, 24 August 2019


Raja Athletic Club (Morocco) vs Brikama United (Gambia) (3-3)

El Merreikh (Sudan) vs JS Kabylie (Algeria) (0-1)

Zamalek (Egypt) vs Dekadaha (Somalia) (7-0)

Generation Foot (Senegal) vs LPRC Oilers (Liberia) (0-1)

Etoile du Sahel (Tunisia) vs Hafia (Guinea) (1-2)

Mamelodi Sundowns (South Africa) vs AS Otoho (Congo) (1-2)

Zesco United (Zambia) vs Green Mamba (Eswatini) (2-0)

Township Rollers (Botswana) vs Young Africans (Tanzania) (1-1)

FC Platinum (Zimbabwe) vs Big Bullets (Malawi) (0-0)

Primeiro de Agosto (Angola) vs KMKM (Zanzibar) (2-0)

Orlando Pirates (South Africa) vs Green Eagles (Zambia) (0-1)

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