African Soccer 24.9.2017 08:32 am

SuperSport sneak into Caf Confederation Cup semis

SuperSport United twice came from behind to earn a 2-2 draw with Zesco United at the Levy Mwanawasa Stadium on Saturday, going through to the Confederation Cup semi-finals on the away goals rule.

The hosts started full of purpose and they were in front when John Chigandu smashed home a left-footed volley after a cross to the far post.

SuperSport sneak into Caf Confederation Cup semis
SuperSport sneak into Caf Confederation Cup semis

SuperSport sneak into Caf Confederation Cup semis

SuperSport United twice came from behind to earn a 2-2 draw with Zesco United at the Levy Mwanawasa Stadium on Saturday, going through to the Confederation Cup semi-finals on the away goals rule.

Live report: Zesco United vs SuperSport United
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Live report: Zesco United vs SuperSport United

SuperSport United coach Eric Tinkler is hoping to use the counter-attack to deadly affect against Zesco United in Saturday’s CAF Confederation last eight tie.
Burkina Faso set to appeal Fifa’s replay decision
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Burkina Faso set to appeal Fifa’s replay decision

The Burkina Faso Football Federation (FBF) will approach the Court of Arbitration of Sport (CAS) to appeal the decision to have SA and Senegal replay their 2018 World Cup qualifier.
Senegal lose Diouf for Burkina Faso double-header
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Senegal lose Diouf for Burkina Faso double-header

Stoke City striker Mame Biram Diouf will miss Senegal’s 2018 World Cup qualifying double-header against Burkina Faso due to a knee injury, the Senegalese Football Federation (FSF) said on Wednesday.
Nigeria lose goalkeeper Akpeyi to injury
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Nigeria lose goalkeeper Akpeyi to injury

Nigeria goalkeeper Daniel Akpeyi will miss Friday’s World Cup qualifier against Cameroon in Uyo with injury, coach Gernot Rohr said on Wednesday.
Gamal first Egyptian to join South African club
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Gamal first Egyptian to join South African club

Al Ahly striker Amr Gamal joined Wits on a one-year loan Tuesday and will become the first Egyptian to play top-flight football in South Africa.
Ten arrested after Senegal soccer stadium deaths
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Ten arrested after Senegal soccer stadium deaths

Ten football fans have been arrested in connection with a stampede last month which killed eight supporters attending a cup match in Dakar, Senegalese police said Tuesday.
Serb Sredojevic quits as Uganda coach in pay row
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Serb Sredojevic quits as Uganda coach in pay row

Milutin “Micho” Sredojevic resigned as Uganda coach on Saturday, six months after leading the team to the Africa Cup of Nations for the first time in 38 years.
New dates for Caf Champions League and Confed Cup knockout stages
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New dates for Caf Champions League and Confed Cup knockout stages

The Caf Executive Committee has amended the calendar for the knockout stages of the Caf Champions League 2017 and Caf Confederation Cup.
Africa Cup of Nations expands to 24 teams for 2019
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Africa Cup of Nations expands to 24 teams for 2019

The 2019 Africa Cup of Nations will expand from 16 to 24 teams and be staged in June and July, the Confederation of African Football (Caf) announced on Thursday.
Villa sign Egypt star Elmohamady from Hull
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Villa sign Egypt star Elmohamady from Hull

Aston Villa have signed Egyptian international midfielder Ahmed Elmohamady from Championship rivals Hull City for a fee of £1 million ($1.3 million, 1.13 million euros), the club confirmed Wednesday.
Baggies bring in Egyptian defender
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Baggies bring in Egyptian defender

West Bromwich Albion have completed the signing of Egypt defender Ahmed Hegazi on a season-long loan deal from Al Ahly, the Premier League side said on Monday.
CAF ‘think tank’ to mull Nations Cup changes
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CAF ‘think tank’ to mull Nations Cup changes

New-look Africa Cup of Nations and CAF Champions League competitions could emerge this week from discussions in Morocco that will include FIFA president Gianni Infantino.
Eight dead in Senegal football stadium stampede
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Eight dead in Senegal football stadium stampede

Eight people were killed during Senegal’s football league cup final in Dakar on Saturday, the sports minister told AFP, as a wall collapsed onto clashing supporters triggering a panicked stampede.
Fatal team bus crash in Ghana
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Fatal team bus crash in Ghana

The British manager of Ghana Premier League side Asante Kotoko and one of his players were hospitalised after a bus crash that killed a member of their back-room staff, the club said on Thursday.
Pitso sings Ibenge praises
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Pitso sings Ibenge praises

Mamelodi Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane has praised AS Vita Club coach Florent Ibenge.
Nigerian international Ikeme diagnosed with leukaemia
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Nigerian international Ikeme diagnosed with leukaemia

Nigerian international goalkeeper Carl Ikeme who plays for second tier English side Wolverhampton Wanderers has been diagnosed with acute leukaemia, the club announced.
Nothing can stop us, insists Zanaco coach
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Nothing can stop us, insists Zanaco coach

Coach Mumamba Numba insists “nothing can stop” Zanaco of Zambia reaching the CAF Champions League quarter-finals this weekend when they tackle Wydad Casablanca in Morocco.
Zambia, Zimbabwe reach final after goal fest
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Zambia, Zimbabwe reach final after goal fest

Zimbabwean Knox Mutizwa scored a hat-trick and Zambian Justin Shonga a brace as their nations reached the Cosafa Cup final.
Olympiakos sign Nigerian striker Emenike
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Olympiakos sign Nigerian striker Emenike

Nigerian striker Emmanuel Emenike has joined Olympiakos from Fenerbahce, the Greek champions announced on Wednesday.
George Weah’s son signs PSG pro deal
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George Weah’s son signs PSG pro deal

The 17-year-old son of iconic Liberian striker George Weah has joined Paris Saint-Germain’s professional ranks on a three-year deal, the French Ligue 1 club said on Monday.
Esperance, Sundowns share the spoils
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Esperance, Sundowns share the spoils

Sundowns, now on 5 points from 4 matches, will now have to pull out all the stops if they hope to make the quarterfinal knockout stages.
Clinical Libolo leap from bottom to top
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Clinical Libolo leap from bottom to top

Clinical Recreativo Libolo of Angola leapt from last to first in a CAF Confederation Cup group Tuesday by trouncing previous leaders Zesco United of Zambia 3-0 in Calulo.
SuperSport and TP Mazembe share the spoils
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SuperSport and TP Mazembe share the spoils

The result leaves both teams tied with six points from four matches and equal on goal difference.
SuperSport can match Mazembe – Tembo
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SuperSport can match Mazembe – Tembo

SuperSport United Assistant Coach, Kaitano Tembo believes they match TP Mazembe for quality and Tuesday evening’s Total CAF Confederation Cup clash against the reigning champions will be tough for both sides.
‘Worthy son’ Tiote laid to rest
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‘Worthy son’ Tiote laid to rest

Ivory Coast international Cheick Tiote, whose sudden death in China at just 30 years old shocked his country, was laid to rest Sunday as he was hailed a “worthy son” of the African nation.

results

Chiefs 0-0 Arrows
AmaZulu 1-1 P Stars
Wits 1-0 Pirates
Baroka 2-2 Ajax CT

fixtures

Maritzburg Utd vs FS Stars
Arrows vs Chippa Utd
Ajax CT vs CT City
Chiefs vs Baroka

psl log

# Team GP Pts
1 Golden Arrows 6 12
2 Baroka FC 6 12
3 Orlando Pirates 6 11
4 Kaizer Chiefs 6 9
5 Cape Town City 5 9
6 Maritzburg United 5 8
7 AmaZulu 6 8
8 SuperSport United 4 7
9 Mamelodi Sundowns 3 6
10 Ajax Cape Town 5 5
11 Bloem Celtic 4 5
12 Chippa United 5 5
13 Bidvest Wits 6 5
14 Free State Stars 5 4
15 Polokwane City 6 4
16 Platinum Stars 6 2

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