Hawassa – St George, Ethiopia’s representative in the 2017 CAF Total Champions League, advanced to Round 16 after eliminating Cote d’Or of the Seychelles 5-0 on aggregate score.
St. George won the first leg match 2-0 and was leading 3-0 in the return leg match yesterday before the match was abandoned in the 54th minute due to the heavy rain that made the pitch impossible to play on.
The two teams played the remaining 36 minutes this morning and despite dominating the match, St. George had to settles for the final 3-0 score.
St. George’s next opponent is AC Leopards de Dolisie of the Congo who eliminated UMS de Loum of Cameroon on away goal rule – 2-2 (1-0, 1-2).
The next round which will feature the 15 winners on Sunday, the 8 qualifiers from Saturday and the 9 seeded teams in the first round, will be played during the weeks of March 10-12 and 17-19.
CAF CHAMPIONS LEAGUE PRELIMINARY ROUND, SECOND LEG RESULTS(Aggregate score in parenthesis)
SUNDAY, 19 FEBRUARY
Al Ahli Tripoli 2-0 Wa All Stars (5-1)
Vital’O 0-1 CF Mounana (0-3)
CAPS United 2-1 Lioli FC (2-1)
Ferroviario de Beira 3-1 Zimamoto (4-3)
AS Port Louis 2000 2-1 Tusker FC (3-2)
Sewe Sports 0-0 Gambia Ports Authority (0-1)
Diables Noirs 1-0 Rail Club de Kadiogo (1-3)
UMS De Loum 2-1 AC Leopards (2-2 – AC Leopards won on away goals)
AS Vita 3-1 Royal Leopards (4-1)
Enugu Rangers 0-0 JS Saoura (1-1 – Enugu Rangers won on away goals)
Rivers United 4-0 Real Bamako (4-0)
Saint George 3-0 Cote d’Or (5-0)
Primeiro de Agosto 2-1 KCCA (2-2 – KCCA win on away goals)
Horoya 2-1 US Goree (2-1)
Stade Malien 1-0 Barrack Young Controllers (1-1 – Stade Malien won 4-3 on penalties)