Thursday 27 July 2017

Libolo grabs Confederations Cup slot in last eight

Libolo grabs Confederations Cup slot in last eight
(APA 07/10/17)

Angola’s Recreativo de Libolo grabbed the last qualifying ticket to the last eight football clubs in the Confederations Cup, after its precious 0-0 draw in Egypt against Smouha (0-0).

The Angolans played against their hosts as part of the 6th round of group C on Sunday.

The performance allows the Angolan club to keep its 2nd place in the group behind Zesco. Hilal Obeid was disqualified after Sudan was suspended by FIFA.

A winner of the MC Alger (4-0) in what was called the "final" of Group B, the Club Sfaxien leaped to second place and booked its ticket to the last eight.

At the end of the 6th and final round of the Confederations Cup group stage, the qualifiers for the last eight are Club Africain and CS Sfaxien (Tunisia), FUS Rabat (Morocco), MC Alger (Algeria) ), Zesco (Zambia), Libolo (Angola), TP Mazembe (DR Congo) and Supersport (South Africa).

Following are all the results for the 6th and final day:

Group A

FUS Rabat (Morocco) - Rivers United (Nigeria) 2-1

Club Africain (Tunisia) - Kampala CCA (Uganda) 3-0

Ranking: 1st : Club Africain (12 pts, +6), 2nd : FUS (9 pts, +1), 3rd : Kampala CCA (9 pts, -3), 4th : Rivers United (6 pts, -4)

Group B:

Platinum Stars (South Africa) - Mbabane Swallows (Swaziland) 2-2

CS Sfaxien (Tunisia) - MC Alger (Algeria) 4-0

Ranking : 1st : Club Sportif Sfaxien (13 pts, +9), 2e : MC Alger (11 pts, +0), 3e : Mbabane (5 pts, -2), 4e : Platinum Stars (3 pts, -7)

Group C:

Zesco United (Zambia) - Al Hilal Al Obeid (Sudan) cancelled

Recreativo Desportivo de Libolo (Angola) - Smouha SC (Egypt) 0-0

Ranking: 1st: Zesco (7 pts, -2), 2nd : Libolo (7 pts, -1), 3rd : Smouha (6 pts, 0)

Group D:

TP Mazembe (DR Congo) - Horoya AC (Guinea) 2-1

Supersport United FC (South Africa) - CF Mounana (Gabon) 4-1

Ranking: 1st: TP Mazembe (12 pts, +5), 2nd : SuperSport (10 pts, +5), 3rd : Horoya (9 pts, +1), 4e :CF Mounana (0 pt, -11).

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