Egypt's Smouha lose to Congo's Leopards in Champions League

Ahram Online , Sunday 19 Apr 2015

Smouha lose the first leg of the African Champions League round of 16 against Congo's Leopards

Smouha
Smouha (Photo: Smouha sporting club website)

Egyptian side Smouha slumped to a 0-1 loss to Leopards of Congo in the first leg of the African Champions League round of 16 on Sunday.

Leopards  scored the match's only goal after 30 minutes via a penalty.

Smouha defender Yasser Ibrahim scored but his goal was disallowed for offside.

The Alexandria-based club should win when they host Leopards in the second leg on 1 May if they are to book a historic group-stage place.

Smouha, who finished as runners-up in the Egyptian Premier League last season after proving to be the competition's Dark Horses, are on their debut appearance in the continent's elite competition.

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