Downs bow out of Champions League


Mamelodi Sundowns have been knocked out of the CAF Chanpions League after drawing 1-1 with Al Ahly at Lucas Moripe Stadium on Saturday afternoon.

The Brazilians had been beaten 2-0 in the first leg in Cairo a week ago and needed a big win to turn it around, but Al Ahly scored first in Atteridgeville, Pretoria, before Gaston Sirino equalised in the first half.

But it was always going to be difficult for Downs to get back into the tie and at 1-1, Pitso Mosimane’s charges needed 3 goals to advance.

Sadly for the SA side, it wasn’t to be…

By Tiyani wa ka Mabasa 

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