Ismaily, Wadi Degla dumped out of CAF Confederations Cup
Egyptian Premier League sides Ismaily and Wadi Degla were dumped out of the CAF Confederations Cup following losses in Angola and Mali respectively.
Petro Atlético 1-0 Ismaily (1-0 on aggregate)
Former Al Ahly player Gilberto haunts the Dervishes and assists his side’s only goal as Ismaily were knocked-out of the CAF Confederations cup round of 16.
The loss comes in-light of Ismaily’s 0-0 draw with the Angolan side in Egypt, which means the Egyptians are now dumped out of the competition losing 1-0 on aggregate.
The match started off slow and it wasn’t until the 23rd minute that Ismaily almost went up through an effort by Zika, which Petro’s goalkeeper saved.
In the 25th minute, Petro almost scored through a shot from outside the box which hit the post.
Gilberto almost scored a historic goal directly from a corner-kick but he also hit the woodwork.
In the dying minutes of the first half, Flavio headed an effort but just missed the goal.
Petro went ahead 10 minutes into the first half through Abdul, scoring directly from Gilberto’s corner-kick.
Ismaily failed to score a single goal during the competition as they return home to Egypt.
Djoliba 0-0 Wadi Degla (0-2 on aggregate)
Wadi Degla’s maiden continental campaign ends in elimination during the round of 16 after Djoliba of Mali secured a 2-0 victory at home before winning 5-4 in the penalty shootout.
Despite playing in the 47°C weather, Degla looked almost certain to qualify to the group stages with their 2-0 advantage from the first leg while the result remained scoreless for the majority of the second.
However, Hesham Zakaria’s men gave away two late goals before losing 5-4 on penalties.
Zamalek are the only Egyptian club to advance to the group stages of their respective CAF competition while Al Ahly qualify for the playoff round of the Confederations Cup after losing to Al Ahli Benghazi.
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