Sunday, March 19, 2017

CAF Champions League: First Round Ends

Nine games were contested on Sunday as the first round of the CAF Champions League concluded.

At Abidjan, Ivory Coast:

Etoile du Sahel defeated AS Tanda 2-1 on the road in game two as the Tunisian club won their series 5-1 on aggregate.

At Conakry, Guinea:

Despite dropping a 2-1 game-two road decision to Horoya, Tunisia's Esperance de Tunis still won their series 4-3 on aggregate.

At Monrovia, Liberia:

After Barrack Young Controllers blanked visiting Ferroviario Beira 2-0 in regulation in game two to square their two-game series at 2-2 on aggregate, and with overtime dispensed with, the visiting club from Mozambique won the penalty-kick shootout 4-1 to advance to the group stage.

At Enugu, Nigeria:

Despite dropping a 2-1 game-two road decision to Enugu Rangers, Zamalek won their series with the Nigerian club 5-3 on aggregate.

At Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo:

AS Vita Club blanked the visiting Gambia Ports Authority 2-0 in game two and closed out their series 3-1 on aggregate.

At Johannesburg, South Africa:

A 0-0 game-two road draw with Bidvest Wits enabled Al-Ahly to win their two-game series 1-0 on aggregate.

At Harare, Zimbabwe:

A 0-0 game two at home with TP Mazembe enabled CAPS United, with the aggregate score at 1-1, to knock out the Congolese (DRC) club on away goals and advance to the group stage.

At Addis Ababa, Ethiopia:

Saint George blanked visiting AC Leopards 2-0 in game two and ousted the Congolese (ROC) club 3-0 on aggregate.

At Curepipe, Mauritius:

A 2-2 road draw in game two against AS Port-Louis 2000 was good enough for Al-Hilal as the Sudanese club won their series 5-2 on aggregate.

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