Egyptian record eight-time champions, Al Ahly, won away from home defeating Equatorial Guinea side Cano Sport in 2-0 Malabo, while rivals Zamalek was stunned 2-1 by Senegalese champions Generation Foot in Thies.
South African side Mamelodi Sundowns registered one of their biggest victories in the 2019/20 CAF Champions League first-round first-leg matches on Saturday.
It was a superb performance from the reigning South African champions, Sundowns, who thrashed Seychelles’ Cote d’Or 5-0 in Victoria.
JS Kabylie down Guinean top-flight side Horoya FC 2-0 in Algiers. The 16-times Guinean Champions struggled to get anything out of the game against a difficult side.
Elsewhere, Asante Kotoko and Young Buffaloes both registered home wins in the 2019/20 CAF Confederation Cup first-round first-leg games on Saturday.
Ghanaian giants Kotoko walloped last season’s runners-up RS Berkane of Morocco 3-2 in Kumasi.
Lastly, Eswatini outfit Young Buffaloes caused an upset when they overcame former South African champions Bidvest Wits 1-0 in Manzini.
- Saturday’s CAF Champions League Fixtures & results
Victoria – Cote d’Or (Seychelles) 0-5 Sundowns (South Africa)
Malabo – Cano Sport (Eq. Guinea) 0-2 Al Ahly (Egypt)
Alger – JS Kabylie (Algeria) 2-0 Horoya (Guinea)
Luanda – Petro (Angola) 0-0 KCCA (Uganda)
Thies – Generation Foot (Senegal) 2-1 Zamalek (Egypt)
Dar Es Salaam – Yanga (Tanzania) 1-1 Zesco (Zambia)
Lusaka – Green Eagles (Zambia) 1-2 Primeiro de Agosto (Angola)
Bulawayo – FC Platinum (Zimbabwe) 1-0 Songo (Mozambique)
- Saturday’s CAF Confederation Cup Fixtures & results
Nairobi – Bandari (Kenya) 2-0 US Ben Guerdane (Tunisia)
Kigali – AS Kigali (Rwanda) 1-1 Proline (Uganda)
Lome – Maranatha (Togo) 1-2 Djoliba (Mali)
Libreville – Pelican (Gabon) 2-1 Rangers (Nigeria)
Obuasi – Ashanti Gold (Ghana) 3-2 RS Berkane (Morocco)
Manzini – Young Buffaloes (Eswatini) 1-0 Bidvest (South Africa)
Cairo – Pyramids (Egypt) 1-1 CR Belouizdad (Algeria)
Sfax – Ittihad (Libya) 1-1 HUSA (Morocco)
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