The 2nd round of the Champions League and CAF Cup continued on Sunday September 17. In the CAF CL, TP Mazembe took the opportunity to take an option on the next round with a win in Malawi. Petro Luanda also picked up an away win. Orlando Pirates, for their part, fell by the wayside. In the CAF Cup, the sensation was Zamalek’s defeat.
TP Mazembe must make amends. Eliminated in the 2nd qualifying round of the Champions League in the last two seasons (by Amazulu and Vipers SC respectively), the Corbeaux enterED the competition ON Sunday, September 1. For their trip to Malawi, the Congolese beat Big Bullets 1-0 in the first leg of the 2nd round. The game’s only goal came from Malian recruit Cheick Oumar Abdallah Fofana (19). He scored in the 6th minute. A valuable victory ahead of the return leg.
In the Portuguese-speaking duel of the day, Petro Luanda (Angola) won 2-1 at UD do Songo (Mozambique). A double from Kinito did the trick. The big performance of the day in the preliminary round of the CAF Champions League went to Jwaneng Galaxy FC. The Botswanan club beat Orlando Pirates 1-0 thanks to a Daniel Msendami strike. Horoya AC fell away in Ghana, losing to Medeama SC 1-3. Nana Kofi Babil (48th), Nurudeen Abdulai (65th) and Asmah (69th) scored for the hosts. Mohamed Lamine Fofana (89th) reduced the deficit for the Guineans.
Arte Solar take on Zamalek
Arte Solar created a sensation in the 2nd round of the CAF Cup. The Djiboutian club beat Zamalek 2-0. Gabriel and Douah scored for Arte Solar. Stade Malien secured a fine 2-0 victory over Aigle Noir. The biggest score went to Libya’s Abu Salim, 3-0 winners over Kampala City. Finally, CR Belouizdad returned from their trip to Bo Rangers Fc with a valuable 3-1 win.
CAF CL (2nd round)
Club Uniao 1-2 Petro LuandaNyasa Big Bullets FC 0-1TP Mazembe
Jwaneng Galaxy FC 1-0 Orlando Pirates
APR 0-0 Pyramids
1°de Agosto 0-0 Al Hilal
Medeama SC 3-1 Horoya
Douanes 0-1 ES Tunis
Bo Rangers Fc 1-3 CR Belouizdad
Al Ahli Benghazi-Asec
Hafia 1-1 Wydad
Bahir Dar Kenema 2-0 Club Africain
Singida Big Stars 1-0 Future FC
Muza 1-2 Diables noirs
Stade Malien 2-0 Aigle Noir
Etoile filante 0-0 Rivers United
Al Merreikh Juba 0-0 Académica do Lobito
Abu Salim 3-0 Kampala City