Medeama boot Sundowns out of Confederation Cup


Enterprising Ghanaian side Medeama Sporting Club clawed their way back to the group stage of the CAF Confederation Cup after beating South Africa’s Mamelodi Sundowns 2:0 at Sekondi Wednesday.


Sundowns had won the first leg 3:1 at home and were highly favoured to sail through, however, their defensive minded approach ensured they were on the receiving end as they made a heavy weather of their 2-goal advantage to go out on the strength of the away goal rule after the two sides tied 3-3 on aggregate.

Medeama’s deputy skipper Malik Akowua and Bernard Ofori scored in each half to make the money zone berth a reality for the Ghanaian side who had maintained that deliberate frustrations in the first leg accounted for their defeat.

Source: GraphicOnline

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