CAF cup awaits

2016-10-12 06:00

MAMELODI SUNDOWNS are on course in their quest to become the second team from South Africa to win the prestigious CAF Champions League. Orlando Pirates were the first in 1995 after beating Asec Mimosa 1-0 away.

The Brazilians were losing finalists in 2001, six years after Orlando Pirates claimed the continent’s most sought-after club trophy.

Now they are set to take on Egyptian side Zamalek in a two legged final, the first game taking place in the Lucas Moripe Stadium near Pretoria on Saturday afternoon (15/10) and the second match the following Friday, 21 October, in Egypt.

Sundowns endured a gruelling challenge to reach this stage of the competition.

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