Ghana champions Aduana Stars nevertheless can not win absent from home right after heading down 2-1 in Madagascar to Fosa Juniors, but they’ll have at the very least three opportunities to split their journey drought in the team phase of the Confed Cup, as they progressed 7-3 on mixture.
South African sides Bidvest Wits and SuperSport United (last year’s runners-up in the level of competition) both exited on the absent goals rule: the former held Nigerian heavyweights Enyimba – in Calabar for the tie to conclusion 1-1 on mixture, although the latter gained 2-1 at home to Kenya’s Gor Mahia but exited with the all round score at 2-2.
Sudanese giants Al Hilal also benefited from the absent goals rule, progressing to the team phase regardless of a 3-1 reduction in Uyo against Akwa United, although Congo’s CARA Brazzaville conquer Ethiopian side Saint George 1- to amount the tie, before advancing 4-3 on penalties.
The final Nigerian side, MFM, claimed a creditable goalless draw absent to Mali’s Djoliba, but nevertheless missing the tie 1- on mixture, although Ivory Coast’s Williamsville held Equatorial Guinea’s Deportivo Niefang – in Bata to progress 2- all round.
Mozambican duo UD Songo and Costa do Sol experienced contrasting fortunes, as the former superior at the price of Sudan’s Al-Hilal Al-Ubayyid although the latter have been beaten 3-2 on mixture by Rwanda’s Rayon Sports, and Tanzania’s Younger Africans also superior regardless of losing absent to Ethiopia’s Welayta Dicha.
The day’s action wrapped up with two evening games in Morocco, as RS Berkane conquer Senegal’s Technology Foot 2- to amount the tie at 3-3 on mixture and progress on absent goals, although Raja Casablanca cruised to a 2- home win around Zambia’s Zanaco to progress 4- all round.
The twelve mixture winners on Wednesday done the sixteen-team line-up for the team phase, the draw for which will be held in Cairo on Saturday, April 21.
CAF Confederation Cup results, Wednesday, April eighteen
Playoff spherical, return-leg matches final mixture scores in parenthesis
Fosa Juniors 2-1 Aduana Stars (3-7)
Welayta Dicha 1- Younger Africans (1-2)
CARA Brazzaville 1- Saint George (1-1 – CARA gained 4-3 on penalties)
Deportivo Niefang – Williamsville AC (-2)
Enyimba – Bidvest Wits (1-1 – Enyimba gained on absent goals)
Akwa United 3-1 Al Hilal (3-3 – Al Hilal gained on absent goals)
Al-Hilal Al-Ubayyid 2-1 UD Songo (3-4)
Djoliba – MFM (1-)
Costa do Sol 2- Rayon Sports (2-3)
SuperSport United 2-1 Gor Mahia (2-2 – Gor Mahia gained on absent goals)
RS Berkane 2- Technology Foot (3-3 – RS Berkane gained on absent goals)
Raja Casablanca 3- Zanaco (5-)