*AS Vita 0 – 1 Simba SC | CAF CL
Uganda Cranes hard tackling defensive midfielder, Taddeo Lwanga played a vital role to ensure that the Tanzania Mainland League giants Simba Sports Club picked away win against D.R Congo side AS Vita in a Total CAF Champions league group stage game played over the night of Friday at Pentecost Martyr stadium in Kinshasa.
Chris Mugalu converted from a penalty kick at a hour mark after Vita’s player Sidi Yacouba handled the ball in the box.
Former SC Villa and Viper SC midfielder protected well the Simba SC backline to deny Vita forwards from easily reaching them and in due course he was booked in the 69th minute.
Simba SC go top of the group A with 3 points as they prepare their second game against Al Ahly.
In other game, Zamalek SC played to a goalless draw against Algeria’s outfit MC Alger at Cairo stadium in Egypt
AS Vita XI: Simon Omossola, Ousmane Ouattara, Vivien Assie, Djouma Shabani, Ernest Luzolo, Amede Masasi, Papy Kabamba, Sidi Yacoub, Jeremie Mbuyi, Glody Lilepo, Fiston Mayele.
Subs: Landu Mavanga, Zemanga Soze, Jeremie Mumbere, Arnaud Akakpo, Ducapel Moloko, Ricky Tulengi, Obed Mayamba
Simba XI: Aishi Manula, Shomari Kapombe, Mohamed Hussein, Joash Onyango, Pascal Wawa, Taddeo Lwanga, Clatous Chama, Yasin Mzamiru, Chris Mugalu, Larry Bwalya, Luis Miquissone
Subs: Beno Kakolanya, Gadiel Michael, Kennedy Juma, Saidi Ndemla, Meddie Kagere, Bernard Morrison, Francis Kahata