CAF Confederations

Gor Mahia , USM Algers stunned as group left wide open

Kenyan  Champions Gor Mahia and USM Alger were stunned in the round 5 of the CAF Confederations Cup Tournament matches played on Sunday 19th August.

Host Gor  Mahia went into the match with a clear chance of cementing their top spot to ensure their qualification for the quarter finals stage but all did not work as per their plans as Rayon Sports proved a hard nut to crack.

In the match played at Kasarani Stadium visiting Rayon who were the underdogs took an early lead on the 3rd minute through Caleb Bimenyimana before Gor restored parity courtesy of their mid season acquisition Francis Mustafa on the 22nd minute both teams would then go for the break level

On resumption Rayon made a positive response getting their second of the day from a well taken free kick by Erick Rutanga on the 52nd minute to hand Rayon the victory

USM beaten

In the other match of group D Algerian side USM Alger either did not have a good outing in Tanzania.Host Young Africans made no mistakes using fully  their home  advantage  to bag all the points, Yanga went ahead through Kaseke Deus on the 44th minute just before the breather. In the second half Yanga went up early getting their second of the day on the 47th minute courtesy of  Heretier Makambo before USM Alger pulled one back through Adderanmane Meziane.

The results sees Gor Mahia and USM Alger tied at the top on 8points while Rayon and Yanga are placed 3rd and fourth respectively on 6points and 3points

Other Results

In the other results of the CAF Confederations Cup matches played yesterday AS Vita beat Raja Casablanca 2:0, CARA Brazzaville thumped Williamsvile Athletic 3:1 while Union  Desportiva were held at  home by El Masry

Full Results

Gor Mahia 1:2 Rayon Sports

Young Africans 2:1 USM Alger

Djoliba 0:1 Enyimba

Al Hilal 0:2  Berkane

Aduna Stars 0:2 ASEC Mimosas

CARA Brazzaville 3:1 Williamsvile Athletic

AS Vita 2:0 Raja Casablanca

UD Songo 1:1 El Masry

 

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