The CAF Disciplinary Board has sanctioned TP Mazeme and Supersport United for pitch invasion by supporters of the two clubs during the second leg of the final of the Total CAF Confederation Cup played on Saturday, 25 November 2017 at the Lucas Moripe Stadium in Pretoria.
Pamphile Mihayo (Head Coach, TP Mazembe)
I’m very happy for the result.
A gutsy performance in the in the return leg of the Total CAF Confederation Cup final saw TP Mazembe defend their title on Saturday, 25 November 2017 at a cold and wet Lucas Moripe Stadium in Pretoria
Johannesburg, Nov 24, 2017 (AFP) - The dominance of African coaches over Europeans in CAF Confederation Cup finals will continue Saturday whether SuperSport United of South Africa or TP Mazembe of the Democratic Republic of Congo triumph.
SuperSport United hope "incredible" camaraderie and smooth preparations will culminate Saturday in them becoming the first South African club to lift the CAF Confederation Cup.
Holders TP Mazembe had to dig deep against a very stubborn Supersport United to clinch a hard fought 2-1 victory in the first leg of the final played at the Stade de Mazembe in Lubumbashi in the Democratic Republic of Congo on Saturday.
Eric Tinkler’s preparations for Sunday’s all-important Total CAF Confederations Cup final against African powerhouses, TP Mazembe have not been ideal.
New Zealander Jeremy Brockie dashed from Peru to the Democratic Republic of Congo to play for SuperSport United of South Africa in the CAF Confederation Cup final this Sunday.
Holders TP Mazembe booked their place at the final after playing out a barren draw against FUS Rabat away on Saturday in Rabat