CAF Champions League: St. George 2 TP Mazembe 2

Team captain adane Girma
Team captain Adane Girma (photo: St George FC website)

Bahir Dar, EthiopiaSt. George of Ethiopia and TP Mazembe of DR Congo drew 2-2 in the first leg match of the 2016 Orange CAF Champions League 1/16 stage.

The host opened the score just 11 minutes into the game thanks to a wonderful shot from 30 meters by Behailu Assefa, and the cup holders Mazembe equalized in the dying minutes of the first half with a goal from Daniel Adjei.

The visitors got their second goal just 1 minute after the start of the second half thanks to an own goal by Aschalew Tamene.

Team captain Adane Girma saved the day for Saint George by scoring the equalizer from a free kick in the 59th minute.

The two teams will play the return leg match in Lumumbashi in two weeks.


TP Mazembe Lineup:



Merveille BOPE (C), Koffi KOUAME, Daniel Nii ADJEI

Thomas ULIMWENGU, Jonathan BOLINGI, Adama Traore


Saint George Lineup

Robert Odongkara

Alula Girma, Asechalew Tamene, Isaac Issinde, Mehari Mena

Minyahel Teshome, Tesfaye Alebachew, Natnael Zeleke

Behailu Assefa, Adane Girma (C), Ramkel Lok


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  1. Anonymous says

    saint george is more dominate team than mazembe in b/dar.if they play like that sint george will be win.2-1

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  3. tek says

    wow how bad it is for st George sorry what happen next

  4. Anonymous says

    teru techawetu eyalen endetelemedew aneshewawed gena bezu yekerenal edelachenen le tp mazembe settenal yasazenal

  5. Anonymous says

    yegha ager commentateroch beradio seneketatelacwe huletunem behailu new yagebaw alachu endewem hatric yemiserabeten edel ameletew alachun tekebelen betelevison adane new yagebaw sibal ataferum

  6. ሙቲታ says

    ኣቶ ሰውነት ቆስቁሶ ያንሰራራው የኢትዮጵያ እግርኳስ፥ ዛሬም እነኾ ችቦው በተተኪው በዮሐንስ ሣህሌ በመክሰም ላይ የገኛል። ኣቶ ዮሐንስ እናመሰግናለን።

  7. ሙቲታ says

    ምንም ኣይደል በገዛ ኣገራቸው ኣቻ የወጡ፥ የሰው ሜዳ ሄዴው ከ2 በላይ ሊገባባቸው ኣይገባም።

  8. Anonymous says

    not bad

  9. Anonymous says

    ethiopian st george should not go Dr republic of Congo

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