Posts tagged: African Champions League

The Roundup

Best of Africa Club Football In the African Champions League, second round second leg, TP Mazembe and Al Ahly both managed to overturn one goal deficits from the first leg, winning their return matches 2-0. Both sides benefited from some rather favourable refereeing decisions. Al Ahly were awarded two penalties, while Mazembe’s opponents had two [...]

The Roundup

Best of African Club Football Let’s start with the African Champions League. Two big shocks in the first leg of the second round. Champions TP Mazembe were beaten 1-0 away to APR of Rwanda while Egyptian side Al Ahly, who have won the competition a record six times, lost by the same scoreline to Zimbabwe’s [...]

“Come on you Taxmen!”

The Taxmen will on the Bankers this weekend in the first round second leg of the African Champions League on Saturday. The first leg between Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) and  Zambia National Commercial Bank ended 1-0 in Kampala. Some of the best teams in African leagues tend to be linked to a government department or [...]

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The man behind Africa’s biggest club

Congo’s TP Mazembe won the African Super Cup last weekend, beating Stade Malien 2-0 in Lubumbashi. The trophy is as meaningless as the European version, but Mazembe’s owner, Moise Katumbi will be happy. Katumbi, who is also governor of Congo’s Katanga province, wants to turn Mazembe into Africa’s biggest club. Last year his budget for [...]