Connect with us

A total of 10 teams have booked their place in the first round of the CAF Confederations competition.

Angola’s Petro de Luanda, Al Masry(Egypt) Simba(Tanzania) and Cape Town City(SA)

AS Port Louis of Mauritius secured a 4-1 home win over Comoros’ Ngazi Sport – thanks to a hat-trick from Ludovic Lafoudra – to advance 5-2 on aggregate.

Petro de Luanda eliminated Malawi’s Masters Security 5-0 aggregate after goalless draw while Egypt’s Al Masry were beaten 2-1 by Zambian side Green Buffaloes, but still won the tie 5-2 overall.

Congo’s CS La Mancha trounced AS Tanda of the Ivory Coast 1-0 to take their tie by the same aggregate score, while Rwanda’s APR and Tanzania’s Simba won away from home to add to already convincing aggregate scores against Anse Reunion (6-1) and Gendarmeri Nationale (5-0).

Equatorial Guinea’s Deportivo Niefang won 1-0 at home to Cameroonian side New Star to draw the tie 2-2 on aggregate but advance on away goals, while Algerian side CR Belouizdad defeated Onze Createurs 2-0 on the day and 3-1 overall.

Benin’s Energie scoring a late equaliser to draw 1-1 away to Guinean club Haifa and secure a surprise 2-1 aggregate triumph, while South African debutants Cape Town City defeated Swaziland’s Young Buffaloes 1-0 on the night and 2-0 overall.

Tuesday’s 10 aggregate winners join US Ben Guerdane and Djoliba – who both enjoyed walkovers – in the first round, which will be played next month

CAF Confederation Cup results – Tuesday, February 20

Preliminary round, second leg. Final aggregate scores in parenthesis.

Masters Security 0-0 Petro de Luanda (0-5)

Green Buffaloes 2-1 Al Masry (2-5)

AS Port Louis 2000 4-1 Ngazi Sport (5-2)

CS La Mancha 1-0 AS Tanda (1-0)

Anse Reunion 1-2 APR (1-6)

Gendarmeri Nationale 0-1 Simba SC (0-5)

Deportivo Niefang 1-0 New Star Douala (2-2 – Deportivo won on away goals)

CR Belouizdad 2-0 Onze Createurs (3-1)

Haifa FC 1-1 Energie (1-2)

Cape Town City 1-0 Young Buffaloes (2-0)

talking African football

More in African Football