CAF Confederation Cup last four finalised

CAF Confederation Cup last four finalised
Paseka Mako of Orlando Pirates is challenged by Elmehdi Elhouni of Al Ittihad during the CAF Confederation Cup 2021/22 game between Al Ittihad and Orlando Pirates at Martyrs of February Stadium in Benghazi, Libya on 20 February 2022 © Abbas Farda/BackpagePix

by Staff Reporter

Monday Apr 25, 2022. 11:03

Orlando Pirates will take on Al Ahli Tripoli in the CAF Confederation Cup semifinals, while TP Mazembe face RS Berkane for a place in the final.

Pirates kept the dream alive as they eliminated Simba 4-3 on penalties at the Orlando Stadium on Sunday evening after winning 1-0 in the second leg of their quarterfinal tie.

Kwame Peprah scored the only goal of the game in the 60th minute to level the aggregate score at 1-1 and Richard Ofori was the hero in shootout, saving one and scoring himself to clinch Bucs’ place in the last four.

Earlier in the day, TP Mazembe beat Pyramids 2-0 at the Stade TP Mazembe to march on in the competition, with Christian Koffi (33′) and Jefu Kitambala (44′) scoring the all-important goals after the first leg finished goalless.

Meanwhile, Al Ahli Tripoli came out on top against Al-Ittihad in an all-Libyan affair as Ayoub Ayed’s 19th-minute goal at the Martyrs of February Stadium settled the tie following a 0-0 draw in the first leg.

RS Berkane completed the quartet after they clinched a 1-0 victory over 10-man Al Masry at the Stade Municipal de Berkane in the early hours of Monday morning to advance on the away-goals rule.

The Oranges Boys had lost the first leg 2-1, but a seventh-minute penalty from Youssef Elfahli in the second leg tied the aggregate score at 2-2 and the away goal in Alexandria was enough to book their passage into the semis.

CAF Confederation Cup results:

TP Mazembe 2-0 Pyramids – TP Mazembe won 2-0 on aggregate

Orlando Pirates 1-0 Simba – 1-1 on aggregate, Pirates won 4-3 on penalties

Al Ahli Tripoli 1-0 Al-Ittihad – Al Ahli Tripoli won 1-0 on aggregate

RS Berkane 1-0 Al Masry – 2-2 on aggregate, RS Berkane won on away goals

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