Mario Booysen © Gallo Images
The first leg matches for the 2017 Caf Confederation Cup first round wrapped up on Sunday, with the feature result a massive win for Tunisia’s Club Africain.
The match in Rades saw the hosts destroy Sierra Leone’s RSLAF 9-1 thanks to four goals from Ibrahim Chenihi, as well as strikes from Nader Ghandri, Saber Khalifa, Oussama Darragi, Seifeddine Jaziri and Imed Meniaoui.
In Egypt, Al Ahly Shendy claimed a 3-2 win over South Africa’s SuperSport United. The away goals from Mario Booysen and Jeremy Brockie will give Matsatsantsa hope of turning the tie in their favour when the return game is played next weekend.
Azam FC and Ivory Coast giants ASEC Mimosas made the most of home advantage with victories over Mbabane Swallows and APEJES respectively, while Djoliba and Maghreb Fes finished off on Sunday evening with 2-0 and 3-1 wins over Al Masry and SC Gagnoa respectively.
The second leg matches will be played on the weekend of 17-19 March, with the 16 winners advancing to the second round.
CAF Confederation Cup results, Sunday 12 March
Al Ahly Shendy 3-2 SuperSport United
Azam FC 1-0 Mbabane Swallows
ASEC Mimosas 2-0 APEJES
Club Africain 9-1 RSLAF
Djoliba 2-0 Al Masry
Maghreb Fes 3-1 SC Gagnoa