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TP Mazembe, Orlando Pirates win in CAF Champions League

TP Mazembe defeat Mochudi Centre Chiefs of Botswana in the first leg of the CAF Champions League round of 32 on Saturday

Ahram Online, Sunday 17 Mar 2013
TP Mazembe

A late goal goal by Aly Samata gave TP Mazembe of DR Congo a valuable 1-0 victory away to Botswana’s Mochudi Centre Chiefs in the first leg of the African Champions League round of 32 on Saturday.

Samata struck with ten minutes remaining to put four-time African champions Mazembe on the verge of a last-16 spot.

South Africa's Orlando Pirates also defeated Zanaco of Zambia 1-0 when Mabena found the net after six minutes.

Sewe Sport of the Ivory Coast caused an upset by crushing Sudanese side Al-Hilal 4-1 at home, making them favourites to progress to the next round.

Burkina Faso’s ASFA-Yennega defeated Algerian side ES Setif 2-1

The Second leg games will be played on 6 April.

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