JOHANNESBURG – GladAfrica Championship side TS Galaxy continued their dream start in the Caf Confederation Cup when they defeated Madagascar’s CNaPS Sport 1-0 in a first leg, Round of 16 clash at the Mbombela Stadium in Nelspruit on Sunday.
Galaxy, who play in the second-tier of South African football, and in their maiden appearance in the continental competition, secured the win with a goal by Sanele Barns. The return leg is scheduled for Madagascar in two weeks’ time.
Meanwhile, in Caf Champions League action, Mamelodi Sundowns recorded a 5-0 first leg, Round of 16 victory over Cote d’Or at Stade Linite in Seychelles on Saturday afternoon.
Sundowns’ goals were scored by Samuel Mabunda (2), Lyle Lakay (2) and Wayne Arendse.
Afterwards Arendse said: “We came here not knowing much about our opponents, so we decided to keep the ball and get them to chase before we broke through to score. We did not concede which is a good away result."