CAF CL: Onyango’s Sundowns, Zesco Near Semis as Al Ahly Stumble

Onyango returned from a two match suspension

Uganda Cranes keeper Dennis Onyango returned for his team Mamelodi Sundowns in a 2-1 away win over Egyptian side Zamalek SC in a CAF Champions league group B encounter at the Petroport stadium.

The burly keeper was just returning after serving a two match suspension where he missed Enyimba and Es Setif games.

Tiyana Mabunda put the South Africans ahead in the 18th minute tapping in a rebound after Khama Billiat’s superb shot bounced on the pole.

Zamalek were quick to level matters nineteen minutes later through Mohammed Ibrahim who beat Onyango with pace before looping home.

The Uganda’s number one made several brilliant saves to keep Sundowns in track for the remaining duration.

Billiat restored the lead for the yellow Brazilians seven minutes after the hour mark.

The PSL champions top group B with six points followed by by Zalek who boast only a single win. The two meet again in South Africa for the reverse fixture in a fortnight.

In the other group A matches played, web Zambia’s Zesco united hammered Asec Memosa 3-1 while perennial giants Al Ahly edged closer to elimination following a barren draw against Wydad Casablanca in Cairo.

Wydad lead the group with seven points, one ahead of Zesco.


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