Zimbabwe football champions FC Platinum were humbled 1-0 on their own turf by Guinean side Horoya FC.
In a match played at Barbourfields Stadium in Bulawayo on Saturday afternoon, Horoya snatched three points in the 51st minute when Marius Assoko beat Platinum goalkeeper Petros Mhari to make it 1-0 to Horoya from the penalty spot.
FC Platinum now faces a mammoth task to advance to the knockout stages of the competition after losing two and drawing one of their three group matches played to date.
Platinum (0) 0
Horoya (0) 1 (Assoko 51′)
Platinum: Mhari, Bello, Stima, Moyo, Muduviwa, Mbweti (Sadiki 72′), Madhanaga, Madzongwe, Taitamba (Nhamo 58′), Sibanda (Eonde 78′), Kutsanzira.
Horoya: N’diaye, Asante, Asoko, Camara, Yakubu, Paye, Mohamed, Baffour, Haba (Keita 89′), Mandela (A.Camara 85′), Sakin (Nikiema 73′).
Petros Mhari is a Zimbabwean professional footballer who plays for FC Platinum as a goalkeeper. He was selected the Goalkeeper of the Year in the 2016 season. Read More About Petros Mhari
FC Platinum is a Zimbabwean football club based in Zvishavane. They play in Zimbabwe's top league, the Premier Soccer League. Read More About FC Platinum