Raja Casablanca beat AS Vita Club to win 2018 African Confederation Cup

Raja Casablanca brought a 3-0 first leg win with them to Kinshasa for Sunday’s finale

Morocco’s Raja Casablanca won the 2018 African Confederation Cup on Sunday, surviving a late fight-back from DR Congo’s AS Vita Club in the second leg of the final in Kinshasa to win 4-3 on aggregate.

Raja brought a 3-0 first leg advantage with them and despite a 3-1 defeat in the second leg in front of Vita Club’s home fans, the Moroccans held on for the overall victory.

Raja’s coach Juan Carlos Garrido became the first man to win the African Confederation Cup with two clubs.

The Spaniard also coached Al Ahly to a dramatic victory over Ivory Coast’s Sewe San Pedro in the 2014 final of Africa’s second tier club competition.

As the second leg of the final kicked off, the pressure was on Vita…

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