Third straight defeat for Horoya in CAF Champions League

Feb 26, 2022 | African News, Football Africa, Sport News, Video & News | 0 comments

Raja Club Athletic inflicted a third straight defeat on Guinean giant club Horoya to remain unbeaten as they top of Group B in the TotalEnergies CAF Champions League in Morocco, with Mohsine Moutouali accounted the only.

The victory took the Casablanca-based outfit to nine points, three ahead of second-placed AmaZulu, who had earlier on seen off ES Setif by the same margin in Durban. 

Horoya lost both their opening fixtures with similar margins had come into the tie determined to pick a shock result in Casablanca. However, failed for the third in this year’s continental club competition.

The home side managed to hold on to the slim victory to ensure their hopes of a quarter-final berth remained alive. 

The Guineans on the other end now see their hopes reduced, a third successive defeat leaving them wallowing at the bottom of the group.

Elsewhere, South African side AmaZulu defeated Algerian club ES Setif in Durban on Friday to maintain the second spot in Group B of the TotalEnergies CAF Champions League.

Amigo Memela scored Zulu’s only goal in the 42nd minute as Usuthu recorded their second consecutive group stage win to move to six points.

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