TP Mazembe hold off SS U nited to win CAF Confederation Cup

Posted By: Saddam MIHIGO - On:25/11/2017
TP Mazembe have beaten SuperSport United 2-1 on aggregate to capture the CAF Confederation Cup over two legs.

The second leg of the final ended 0-0 in Atteridgeville on Saturday night. Each team had a player sent off in the final 10 minutes of a scrappy encounter.The visitors had Chongo Kabaso sent to the changeroom after he received two yellow cards, while Thuso Phala was shown a straight red for a dangerous tackle.

The first leg, played in Lubumbashi, ended 2-1 in Mazembe's favour. SuperSport United were unable to score the one goal they needed to win the final, which was played over two legs.The team from the Democratic Republic of Congo have won their third continental trophy in as many years.


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