Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Kenya

Ulinzi exit Champions League

NAIROBI, Kenya, February 28- The curtain came down on Ulinzi’s debut African campaign after losing their CAF Champions League return leg match to Zamalek 1-0 on Sunday.

Mahmud Abdel Razek got the winner for the home team in the 67th minute making sure the Egyptian giants finish with a 5-0 aggregate after Zamalek crushed the Kenya Premier League (KPL) champions 4-0 in Nairobi.

The match was postponed for a fortnight following sustained political unrest in the North African country that ultimately led to the ouster of former president Hosni Mubarak.

Both teams donned black armbands in memory of those who lost their lives during the strife and spectators sang nationalistic songs and waved patriotic banners at the 22,000-seat stadium.
The victory takes Zamalek to the last-32 stage of the Champions League where they will face Club Africain of Tunisia or APR of Rwanda, who meet Friday in Tunis after a drawn first leg.

Follow the author on http://twitter.com/wekesa

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Advertisement

More on Capital Sports

Football

NAIROBI, Kenya, May 25 – There is light at the end of the tunnel. After failed promises over the last three years since its...

NFL

NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 13 – Kenya’s history making Daniel Adongo, the first Kenyan to play in America’s National Football League (NFL), is now living...

Athletics

NAIROBI, Kenya, June 8 – Olympic Champion Caster Semenya and wife Violet Raseboya have hinted that they might be expecting a baby in a...

Athletics

NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 15 – Daniel Wanjiru, the 2017 London Marathon champion has been slapped with a four-year ban by the World Athletics Disciplinary...

© 2020 Capital Digital Media. Capital Group Limited. All Rights Reserved