African Champions League: Simba avenge Ahly mauling

The African Champions League final is set for the end of May

Tanzania’s Simba avenged a 5-0 mauling at the hands of Egypt’s Al Ahly with a 1-0 win in Group D of the African Champions League.

That was one of the stand-out results on the fourth day of matches in the continent’s premier club competition.

Defending champions Esperance have the lead in their pool after a second win of the group stage.

There were also wins for Guinea’s Horoya and JSS of Algeria; the three other matches ended in goalless draws.

Ahly pegged back

The build up to Tuesday’s matches had been dominated by the suggestion that Al Ahly had the chance to qualify for the quarter finals, with the right set of results.

But they needed to beat Simba in Tanzania, and instead their hosts pulled off a fine victory.


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