Few shocks at start of African Confederation Cup preliminary round

African Confederation Cup trophy

Kariobangi Sharks of Kenya were the most convincing African Confederation Cup preliminary round first leg winners on Tuesday, beating Arta Solar of Djibouti 6-1 in Nairobi.

Other clubs to win by wide margins included Mtibwa Sugar of Tanzania, Bel Abbes of Algeria, Petro Atletico of Angola and Hassania Agadir of Morocco, who all triumphed 4-0 at home.

The 10 first legs produced only one away win as Stade Abidjan of Ivory Coast left Mauritania with a 2-1 lead over Nouakchott Kings.

Kariobangi wasted little time establishing their dominance over Arta with a Duke Abuya goal and a Sidney Lokale brace giving the Nairobi club a three-goal advantage within 17 minutes.

Partillah Omotto got a fourth goal for the Sharks before Komenan Dar Konan converted…

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