Onyango’s Sundowns Through to Caf Champions League Finals


Uganda Cranes undisputed number one goalkeeper, more about Dennis Onyango will play in the finals of the 2016 CAF Champions League following his club Mamelodi Sundowns emphatic 2-0 victory over Zambian giants Zesco United on Saturday night at the Lucas Moripe Stadium.

Sundowns entered the second leg of the semifinals requiring to overturn a 2-1 loss in Zambia a week before and they just did that.

Liberian attacker Anthony Laffor put the two sides on aggregate level five minutes from the kick off with a powerful shot that nestled at the back of the net.

The Zambians went wild in search of the precious away goal and were nearly on point four minutes later but Onyango kept off a thunderous stinger

The Ugandan keeper was saved twice by the woodwork from Mwanza’s attacks. The first attempt came in the 17th minute when Mwanza looped Onyango but his ball hit the crossbar and the other in first half saw a fierce shot hit the bar again.

Percy Tau made the aggregate 2-0 four minutes after the interval with a well banged header.

Sundowns will now meet their group stage opponents who they overcame twice, pills Zamalek from Egypt in the two way finals.

Zamalek went through with a 6-5 aggregate win despite a 5-2 loss away to Wydad Casablanca.


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