CAF Champions League: Rangers lose to Zamalek, Rivers United win at home

Posted on Mar 13 2017 - 2:56am by admin

Zamalek 4 Vs Enugu Rangers 1

Rangers host Zamalek in Enugu for the return leg whereas Rivers United make the go back and forth to Al-Merrikh Stadium, Omdurman subsequent week.

Reigning champions of the Nigeria professional soccer League (NPFL) Enugu Rangers were on Sunday, March 12 overwhelmed 4-1 with the aid of Zamalek of Egypt in a CAF Champions League tie.

Rangers faced Zamalek in the round of 32 first leg on the Cairo’s El-Salam Stadium.

The Antelopes conceded three goals within the first 1/2 with Stanley Ohawuchi opening scoring for the host.


Hossam Salama and Ayman Hefni added a intention each and every to make it three-zero within the first 1/2.

Zamalek brought a fourth through Mostafa Fathi with a penalty simply nine minutes into the second half sooner than Rangers forward Bobby Clement introduced what is usually a a very powerful away goal in the loss of life minutes of the game.

any other Nigerian consultant within the CAF Champions League, Rivers United beat Al-Merrikh of Sudan 3-0 in Port Harcourt also on Sunday.

man Kuemian netted a brace within the first half, netting in the fifteenth ahead of doubling the lead three minutes later.

Esosa Igbinosa scored within the 85th minute to seal the win.

Rangers host Zamalek in Enugu for the return leg while Rivers United make the shuttle to Al-Merrikh Stadium, Omdurman subsequent week.

The winner of the tie will qualify for the staff stage of the competitors.

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