Pirates, FC Platinum Fall By The Wayside In CAF Champions League

Warriors midfielder Kuda Mahachi’s Orlando Pirates were on Saturday booted out of the 2019 Total CAF Champions League after losing to 2-1 to Horoya AC.

The result means that the Guinean champions join reigning CAF champions Esperance Tunis in the last eight of the tournament.

Horoya and Esperance joined TP Mazembe (DRC), CS Constantine (Algeria), Al Ahly (Egypt), Simba SC (Tanzania) and Mamelodi Sundowns who finished second of Group A despite losing 1-0 away to the 2017 winners Wydad Casablanca in Morocco, who also qualified as the winners of the Group.

The draw for the last 8 of this season’s edition will be conducted in Cairo, Egypt on Wednesday with the first leg set for April 26.


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