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<p><strong>By Timmy T Maranda</strong><br />
timgweru@yahoo.com</p>

<p><strong>CAF </strong>– Supersport United came from behind to hold Club African of Tunisia to a 1-1 draw in the 1st leg of the CAF Confederation Cup on Sunday at Lucas Moripe Stadium in Attredgeville, Pretoria. A second half penalty from Thabo Mnyamane salvaged the point against a 10-man Club African team. Supersport United was made to rue the missed opportunities with a well taken goal by Club African. Matsatsantsa a pitori failed to take home advantage. United reached the semi-final following a 2-2 draw to Zambia side Zesco United in Levy Mwanawase Stadium in Zambia. Supersport United Coach Eric Tinkler has been in the same situation before, reaching the finals with Orlando Pirates. United will need a draw with goals to go through or an outright victory to advance to the final.</p>

<p>Meanwhile, TP Mazembe defeated FSU Rabat 1-0 in the other 1st leg semi-final of the CAF Confederation on Sunday in Congo. Rugby – The Springboks were held to a second conservative draw by Australia in the Castle Lager Rugby Championship on Saturday at the Toyota Stadium in Bloemfontein. At NIB Stadium, Australia and South Africa drew 23-23 in the first match of Australasian tour. The draw keeps the Springboks in second position in the Rugby Championship standing with 7 points behind the champions New Zealand. New Zealand beat Argentina 36-10 in the other rugby championship match and was crowned the champions on Saturday at Estadio Velez Sarsfield in Bueno Aires, Argentina. The victory was enough for the All Blacks to seal the fifth championship in the rugby championship in six years. South Africa and New Zealand will complete their Castle Lager Rugby Championship programme at Newlands Stadium in Cape Town. The All Blacks thumped South Africa 57-0 in the last match at Albany . For More sports update catch Timmy T Maranda on Alex FM Sports Avenue from Monday to Thursday between 6 and 7 or Follow me on twitter @TMaranda (timmyt_maranda).</p>
Weekend Sports wrap (Sports Guru Corner)

By Timmy T Maranda
timgweru@yahoo.com

CAF – Supersport United came from behind to hold Club African of Tunisia to a 1-1 draw in the 1st leg of the CAF Confederation Cup on Sunday at Lucas Moripe Stadium in Attredgeville, Pretoria. A second half penalty from Thabo Mnyamane salvaged the point against a 10-man Club African team. Supersport United was made to rue the missed opportunities with a well taken goal by Club African. Matsatsantsa a pitori failed to take home advantage. United reached the semi-final following a 2-2 draw to Zambia side Zesco United in Levy Mwanawase Stadium in Zambia. Supersport United Coach Eric Tinkler has been in the same situation before, reaching the finals with Orlando Pirates. United will need a draw with goals to go through or an outright victory to advance to the final.

Meanwhile, TP Mazembe defeated FSU Rabat 1-0 in the other 1st leg semi-final of the CAF Confederation on Sunday in Congo. Rugby – The Springboks were held to a second conservative draw by Australia in the Castle Lager Rugby Championship on Saturday at the Toyota Stadium in Bloemfontein. At NIB Stadium, Australia and South Africa drew 23-23 in the first match of Australasian tour. The draw keeps the Springboks in second position in the Rugby Championship standing with 7 points behind the champions New Zealand. New Zealand beat Argentina 36-10 in the other rugby championship match and was crowned the champions on Saturday at Estadio Velez Sarsfield in Bueno Aires, Argentina. The victory was enough for the All Blacks to seal the fifth championship in the rugby championship in six years. South Africa and New Zealand will complete their Castle Lager Rugby Championship programme at Newlands Stadium in Cape Town. The All Blacks thumped South Africa 57-0 in the last match at Albany . For More sports update catch Timmy T Maranda on Alex FM Sports Avenue from Monday to Thursday between 6 and 7 or Follow me on twitter @TMaranda (timmyt_maranda).

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