Johannesburg - Five CAF Champions League semi-finals facts
ahead of second legs this weekend:
-- Mamelodi Sundowns of South Africa are making a second
semi-finals appearance having pipped Petro Atletico of Angola in a penalty
shootout 15 years ago after both sides won 2-0 at home.
-- First-time semi-finalists ZESCO United are the third
Zambian club to reach the last-four stage after Nkana Red Devils (six times)
and Mufulira Wanderers (once).
Also read: Wydad need point at Zesco to finish first
-- Including this year, 66 of the 192 semi-finalists have
come from the north of Africa, 62 from the west, 33 from the centre, 16 from
the east and 15 from the south.
-- Zamalek of Egypt are appearing in the semi-finals a ninth
time after winning six of their other penultimate-round ties. One of the losses
was against bitter domestic rivals Al Ahly.
-- Wydad Casablanca of Morocco have featured in two previous
semi-finals, defeating ASEC Mimosas of the Ivory Coast and Enyimba of Nigeria,
both former African champions.For
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