Sun Downs qualifies for the quarter-finals of the African Champions League as the leader and moves away from Al-Ahly

Team won Sundowns South Africa It defeated its guest, Mazembe of the Congolese, with a free goal in the match that brought them together today, Saturday, at Loftus Versfeld Stadium in Pretoria, in the sixth and final round of the group stage of the 2023-2024 African Champions League competition.

Peter Shalulile scored Sun Downs’ first goal in the 38th minute of the first half with a penalty kick.

With this result, Sun Downs occupies the top spot in the Group A standings with 13 points, three points ahead of runner-up Mazembe and second place with 10 points.

South Africa’s Sun Downs stayed away from facing Al-Ahly in the quarter-finals after both of them topped their group, leaving runner-up Mazembe among the possibilities of facing the African champions in the quarter-finals.

Sun Downs’ lineup for the Congolese Mazembe match in the Champions League was as follows:

Goalkeeper: Ronwen Williams.

Defense line: Zoko Mdonilwa – Lebusa – Grand Kekana.

Midfield: Abdel Moneim Boutouil – Marcelo Allende – Mokoena – Labuang Maboe.

Attacking line: Themba Zwane – Shalulile – Costa.

Panama Mazembe’s lineup to face Sun Downs is as follows:

Goalkeeper: Aliou Fati.

Defensive line: Augustin Oladapo – Jlodi Liconza – Joya Bey.

Midfield: Kalonji – Ibrahima Keita – Johnson Atebo – Kevin Zato – Felie Traoré.

Offensive line: Abdullahi Fofana – Mercy Njimbe.

Pyramids bid farewell to the African Champions League before the final round of the group stage, where it occupies fourth place with 4 points, and Nouadhibou is in third place with 4 points.

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