Two goals from Leonard Castro and Wayne Arendse were enough to help Mamelodi Sundowns shatter Enyimba’s CAF Champions League hope at the Lucas Moripe Stadium in Tshwane last night.
Oluwadamilare Moses Ojo drew the Nigerian side level in the 59th min after Castro’s curtain raiser but the South Africans regained their lead 12 minutes to go and held firm till full time.
The People’s Elephants are left without a point in Group B after losing their Group B opener 1-0 to Zamalek at Port Harcourt. They are now in danger of failing to go past the group phase.
Ivory Coast’s Asec Mimosas secured a valuable away win over newly crowned Egyptian champions Al Ahly in the group stage of the African Champions League.
The Ivorians, who like Ahly had lost their first game of the group stage, secured a 2-1 win in Alexandria – where the Cairo club are playing their continental games.
Goals from Yannick Zakri and Armand Nianke gave them the victory.
Ahly had regained the league title, which they lost to rivals Zamalek last season, with a win at Ismaili on Sunday.
Ahly have been African champions a record eight times, most recently in 2013 when they defeated South African opponents Orlando Pirates 3-1 over two legs.
Asec can boast of just one Champions League title, beating Zimbabwe’s Dynamos 4-2 overall in 1998.

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