CAF Champions League: St. George eliminated despite beating Recreativo 1-0
Addis Ababa Ã¢â‚¬â€œ St. George FC, EthiopiaÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s representative in CAF Champions League, beat Recreativo de Calaa 1-0 in the return leg match played here today but was unfortunately eliminated on a 2-1 aggregate score, reported EthioFootball.com.
Recreativo won 2-0 two weeks ago.
Adane Girma scored the lone goal for the Saints 28 minutes into the first half, but the Saints missed a golden opportunity to tie the game in the dying minutes of the match.
St. GeorgeÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s fans withstood the rain and continued to encourage their team until the end, but unfortunately, their team is eliminated.
Dedebit FC, playing in its first international competition, is the lone Ethiopian team remaining in CAF competition.