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Esperance Tunisia and Coton Sport are through to the next round while defending champions Al Ahly need a draw in the final match day to book their place

Group A

Al Ahly (Egypt) 4-2 Zamalek (Egypt)

Al Ahly put an end to Zamalek’s campaign on Sunday in El Gouna with a 4-2 drubbing to take Group A’s lead with 10 points and are now in need of a draw in the final match day clash against Orlando Pirates to reach the semi-finals. The White Knights opened the scoring four minutes from kickoff through Omar Gaber, but got a response five minutes later from Walid Soliman before Ahmed Abdul Zaher doubled for the hosts in the 15th minute. Mohamed Aboutrika and Ahmed Faty powered Ahly’s lead to 4-1 in the 52nd and 71st minutes respectively before Ahmed Hassan pulled one back for Zamalek eight minutes to fulltime.

AC Leopards (Congo) 1-0 Orlando Pirates (South Africa)

Congo champions AC Leopard leapt to second place in Group A after humbling Orlando Pirates 1-0 in Dolisie on Saturday. Domitri Bikissi scored the winner in the 72nd minute to put his side ahead of the Buccaneers, who will host Al Ahly in the final match day.

Group A Table            

Teams

Points

Goals

Against

Diff

Games

Al Ahly 10 8

7

+1

5

AC Leopards

7

3

3

 0

5

Orlando Pirates

7 8 4

+4

5

Zamalek

4 6 11

-5

5

Group B

Esperance Tunis (Tunisia) 3–2 Recreativo Libolo (Angola)

Esperance Tunis have qualified to the semi-finals following their 3-2 win over determined Angolan representatives Recreativo Libolo on Saturday in Rades. The Blood and Gold are still in pole position in Group B with 12 points. Cameroonian striker Yannick Ndjeng scored a brace in the 2nd and 81st minutes for the home side, with Oussama Darragi hitting a third after 53 minutes. Ruben Gouveia scored twice in the 46th and 55th minutes for Recreativo, who have crashed out of the competition.

Sewe Sport (Cote D’Ivoire) 0-0 Coton Sports (Cameroon)

Cote D’Ivoire champions Sewe Sport have been eliminated following their goalless draw at home to Cameroonians Coton Sports. The visitors had said claiming a draw would be great, which they succeeded in obtaining in Abidjan on Sunday to qualify from the group alongside Esperance Tunis to the semi-finals.

Group B Table

Teams

Points

Goals

Against

Diff

Games

Esperance

12

7

3

+4

5

Coton Sport

8

4

4

 0

5
Sewe Sport 4

3

4

-1

5

Recreativo

4

6

9

-3

5

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