Misr El-Maqassa in CAF Confederation Cup last 16 despite away loss
Misr El-Maqassa qualified for the CAF Confederation cup last 16 for the first time despite an away loss to CS Don Bosco.
CS Don Bosco trailed 3-1 from the first leg in Egypt. The home team needed at least a 2-0 win to reach the CAF Confederation Cup last 16.
The home team dominated the proceedings at Mazembe Stadium. Misr El-Maqassa held them back though and the match went to the break goalless.
In the 52nd minute, Mahmoud Hamdy conceded a penalty after committing a foul. Saddam converted for Don Bosco to bring the aggregate score to 3-2.
The hosts pressured for the clincher but never found the breakthrough.
Misr El-Maqassa hang on to reach the CAF Confederation Cup last 16 for the first time.
They will face the winner between Nasarawa United (Nigeria) and CS Constantine (Algeria) in the next round. The first leg will be on the weekend of 8-10 April, 2016.
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