CAF Champions League
Nigeria’s Bonaventure stuns Real Madrid as Club Bruges squander 2-0 lead
Nigerian, Emmanuel Bonaventure was the star of the show yesterday in Madrid as Club Bruges came within 30 minutes of beating UEFA Champions League record winner, Real, at the Bernabeu.
Al Hilal eliminate Enyimba from CAF Champions League
Two-time African champions, Enyimba have failed in their bid to qualify for the CAF Champions League group stage following their 1-0 loss to Al-Hilal in Omdurman yesterday, reports goal.com.
Ashanti Kotoko dumps Kano Pillars out of CAF Champions League
Kumasi Asante Kotoko of Ghana on Saturday defeated Nigerian side Kano Pillars 2-0 in the second leg of this year’s CAF Champions League preliminary round fixture at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium, reports footballghana.com.
Etoile hit seven and Zamalek six in CAF goal sprees
A CAF Champions League goal frenzy continued Saturday as Etoile Sahel scored seven, Zamalek six and Raja Casablanca and Mamelodi Sundowns four each as they won preliminary ties. Karim Aribi struck four for Etoile of Tunisia as they crushed Hafia of Guinea 7-1 in Mediterranean resort Sousse having trailed 2-1 after the first leg.
Enyimba intensify preparation, move to Burkina Faso August 7
Nigeria champions, Enyimba of Aba have entered the second phase of their preparation for their CAF Champions League first round tie against Burkina Faso’s Rahimo FC.
Kano Pillars aim to go beyond CAF Champions League semifinal
AITEO Cup champions, Kano Pillars believe they can go beyond the semifinals of the CAF Champions League, which they reached in the 2009 edition of the competition.
Rangers battle Kano Pillars for survival as Akwa United, Lobi Stars clash
Enugu Rangers were a minute close to their second three points and a possible journey to the continent at the on-going Super Six Play-Off on Saturday, but poor game management allowed Akwa United to draw level just before the whistle.
Secrets of Ajax’s success in Champions League
Ajax are the surprise package of this season’s Champions League following their march to the semi-finals.