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Caf Champions League :Gor Mahia to face Algerian side, Tanzania’s Simba eliminated

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Kenya Premier League Champions Gor Mahia will face Algerian Side USM Alger in the second round of qualifying for the Caf Champions League.

Kogalo will play against the Algerians who eliminated AS SONIDEP FC of Niger 5-2 on aggregate to advance to the next stage.

On Sunday Gor eliminated Burundian side Aigle Noir of Burundi thrashing them 5-1 at the Moi International Sports Center Kasarani.

Gor Mahia met USM Alger in the Group Stage of the Caf Confederation Cup last season, with the Kenyan side managing a 0-0 draw at home before losing the return 2-1.

Gor Mahia are seeking to make it to the Group Stage of the Caf Champions League for the first time in their history.

Else where Simba of Tanzania were shock preliminary round casualties in the African Champions League on Sunday, losing on away goals to UD Songo of Mozambique after a 1-1 draw in the second leg in Dar es Salaam.

Luis Miquissone gave Songo an early lead which made it 1-0 overall to the visitors after the first leg had ended 0-0.

Tanzania international Erasto Nyoni gave the home fans some late hope when he levelled from the penalty spot three minutes from time.

It was not enough for the East African side whose ambitions for continental success were thwarted at an early stage.

Early and late goals gave Asante Kotoko of Ghana a 2-0 victory over Kano Pillars, a 4-3 overall win and a last-32 showdown with fellow former African champions Etoile du Sahel of Tunisia.

Kelvin Andoh netted for the Kumasi outfit after just three minutes and they struck again 10 minutes from time when Emmanuel Gyamfi completed a well executed move.

 

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