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Petrojet hit 6 past Al Ghazala in CAF Confederation Cup


Petrojet have today qualified for the round of 32 of the after thrashing Al Ghazala of South Sudan 6-1 in the second leg of the preliminary round in Cairo.

The first leg in Juba ended 1-0 in favour of the Petroleum side, who qualify to face Djiloba AC of Mali in the next round.

Carrying a 1-0 advantage from the first game, Petrojet always looked in control. Ehab El-Masry opened the scoring and eventually went on to get a brace, whereas other goals came from Mohamed Ragab, who also got a brace, while Bilal Gamal and Nigerian striker James Owoboskini scored a goal each to confirm Petrojet’s qualification.

Al Ghazala managed a consolation goal in the second half and the tie ended 7-1 on aggregate.

Petrojet go on to face Malian heavyweights Djoliba AC with the first game mid-March in Bamako and the return leg two weeks later in Suez.

Abdul Musa is a Sudanese football fanatic living in England. Passionate Al Hilal Omdurman and Manchester United supporter who closely follows football across Europe and Africa and writes for various websites including KingFut. African footballing aficionado, Pep Guardiola enthusiast, currently studying BSc Chemistry at University.

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