Sports News of Thursday, 8 March 2018
CAF’s inter-clubs competitions were returned this midweek as team’s with the first leg ties in the Champions League and Confederation Cup.
GHANAsoccernet.com brings to you the round-up of how Ghanaian players fared for their various clubs on the continent.
CAF CHAMPIONS LEAGUE
Brefo Mensah came on as a substitute for Horoya AC in the 46th minute when they beat Senegalese champions Generation Foot 2-1 in Conakry, Guinea on Tuesday.
Kyei Sebe Baffour and Mandela Ocansey lasted all 90 minutes for the Guinean champions.
Ghana international midfielder Edwin Gyimah played all 90 minutes for Bidvest Wits who lost 1-0 to Primeiro do Agosto in Angola on Wednesday.
ZESCO United were shocked at home by Ivorian giants ASEC Mimosas with a 1-0 defeat on Wednesday in Zambia.
Adams Zikiru saw 54 minutes action for the Zambian champions but could not save them from their first ever home loss in CAF club competitions.
CAF CONFEDERATION CUP
Left back Richard Kissi Boateng enjoyed 90 minutes as Supersport United (South Africa) held Petro Atletico de Luanda of Angola to a scoreless stalemate on Tuesday.
Ghana defender Nicholas Opoku starred 90 minutes for Tunisian giants Club Africain in their 3-1 loss to Moroccan outfit Renaissance Sportive Berkane also on Tuesday.
Ghanaian trio Kwasi Asante, Nicholas Gyan and James Agyekum Kotei lasted 90 minutes each to help their Tanzanian club Simba SC draw 2-2 with Egyptian side Al Masry in the midweek.
Ghana goalkeeper Fatau Dauda kept a clean sheet as Enyimba International FC recorded a 2-0 away victory over Energie Sports of Benin last Wednesday.
Former Elmina Sharks FC midfielder Farouk Mohammed lasted the entire duration for the Nigerian giants.
Nana Akosah-Bempah was substituted in the 86th minute when Cape Town City FC travelled to Mozambique to beat Costa Do Sol 1-0 on Wednesday.
Abednego Tetteh came on as a substitute in the 84th minute for Hilal El Obeid of Sudan who held Burundian side Olympique Star to a 0-0 draw.