Vipers SC complete TP MAZEMBE homework to enter Lucrative CAF Champions League Group Stage.
Vipers Sports Club have completed TP MAZEMBE homework to earn a ticket to the 2022/2023 CAF Champions League Group Stages.
This is after a 4-2 penalty shoot out against five time African champions at the Stade TP Mazembe in Lubumbashi DRC on Saturday Afternoon.
In a game that settled for a goalless draw at normal time,the hosts started hot but thanks to the venoms’ army that was up to task at all required times.
Abdul Lumala came early to perhaps bring the much desired result in the 36th minute but his efforts were denied by the woodwork.
Roberto Oliveira and his bench may have opted better with going for seven defensive minded players who kept eye to proceedings and surely answered queries Upto full-time.
The hosts whose Head Coach commanded from away the designated area had the support from the twelveth Player but will from any wake dream Alfred Mudekereza who pulled two exceptional saves to deny Rainford Kalaba’s efforts.
The Penalities might have came early for the hosts as Tandi Mwape roofed over and Glody Linkoza shot wide.
Vipers SC converted all the four penalties through Bright Anukani,Disan Galiwango,Ashraf Mandela and Olivier Osomba.
Vipers Soccer Club are now guaranteed USD 550,000 in the CAF Champions League Group Stages ,a fate they’ve hit at a dead end for the last two outings against Enyimba and CS Constatine in 2016 and 2019 respectively.