A well composed Zesco United FC easily brushed aside Kaizer Chiefs 2-1 in their own backyard to advance to the group stages of the CAF Confederations Cup with an impressive 5-2 aggregate scoreline.
It was an intense battle of the tactics as Mamelodi Sundowns edged their north African foes, Wydad Athletic Club in a tough group A CAF Champions League encounter at the Lucas Moripe Stadium in Atteridgeville on Saturday evening.
Total CL 2019: Match reports
In front of their supporters, the black Dolphins feasted in Stade des Martyrs of Kinshasa. The Tanzanians of Simba SC did little to deceive in this one-way game.
The reigning champion, which celebrated its centennial this week, restarted in the competition by winning at home 2-0 against the Zimbabweans of FC Platinum
Orlando Pirates maintained their unbeaten record at home when they eased past a hapless Horoya with a comfortable 3-0 victory at a rainy Orlando Stadium in Johannesburg on Friday evening
Striker Taha Yassine Khenissi scored in either half to power Esperance to a 2-0 win over FC Platinum of Zimbabwe in their Group B
African Stars head coach Bobby Samaria says his side will not fold when they face holders Raja Club Athletic in their second leg in Marrakesh on Sunday.
Orlando Pirates fans will be looking forward to Friday’s CAF Champions League encounter against Horoya of Guinea following the club’s lengthy period away from the continent’s premier club competition.
Kaizer Chiefs face a mammoth task of reversing a 3-1 defeat in the return leg of the Total CAF Confederation Cup on Saturday evening when they face Zambia’s Zesco United in Soweto