Club qualified Zamalek To the quarter-finals of the African Champions League, after the Zambian ZESCO United team tied against its first Angolan counterpart 1-1, during the match that gathered the two teams today, Saturday, at the “Levy Mwanawasa” stadium, within the fifth round of the first group of the Champions League.
The first half ended with a goalless draw, and in the second half, ZESCO scored the first goal in the 51st minute through Kalongo, and in the 67th minute Ari Babel scored the equalizer for the guests, ending the match with a 1-1 draw.
With this tie, the Zamalek team qualifies for the quarter-finals of the African Champions League, before its last match against August 1 in the sixth round.
It is noteworthy that the first of August will play the last round match against Zamalek in Angola, while ZESCO ZESCO will visit Mazembe in the last round as well.
And became in the balance of each team only 3 points in the first group, where ZESCO had lost the opportunity to qualify to the second round completely before the game, while he had the first August weak hope to qualify, provided that victory is achieved today in Zambia, then victory over Zamalek with two goals without reply To qualify with a goal difference, this did not happen.
Zamalek is second in the group with 8 points, behind leaders Mazembe with 11 points, to ensure that the representative of Egypt will qualify to the next round and summer.