Spoils shared in Bo Rangers Champions League opener
Sierra Leone champions Bo Rangers opened their CAF Champions campaign with a 1-1 draw against Liberian side LISCR in their first leg CAF Champions League preliminary in Bo.
Rangers scored an early goal through Mohamed Kabba in the 3rd minute, but they were unable to extend their lead. As a result, the visitors drew parity in the 34th minute through Christopher Jackson at the Southern Arena on Saturday.
The reverse fixture will be played at the SKD in Liberia on Sunday, August 27, as both teams will be hoping to make the next stage of the competition.
Having won the Sierra Leone Premier League unbeaten after a run of 34 games, they will look to continue in that form later this afternoon against their Liberian counterpart.
Several sides have gained advantages to take into their second-leg clashes, while some face uphill tasks to keep their Champions League hopes alive.
Full CAF Champions League first-leg results
KMKM SC 1-2 Saint George S.C.
CS Constantine 0-2 Étoile SS
Bo Rangers FC 1-1 LISCR FC
APR FC 1-1 Gaadiidka FC
CS de Bendje 1-1 Bumamuru FC
African Stars 2-1 Power Dynamos FC
AS Real de Bamako 0-0 Coton Sport FC de Garoua
Djabal FC 0-1 Orlando Pirates
Hafia FC 0-0 Génération Foot
AS Garde Nationale du Niger vs AS Douanes
Medeama SC 1-0 Remo Stars FC
UD do Songo 1-0 Green Mamba
Dragón FC 0-2 FCB Nyasa Big Bullets FC
Ahli Benghazi 4-3 Enyimba FC
Coton Sport Benin 0-0 Asec Mimosas
ASKO De Kara 0-1 AS FAR
FC Nouadhibou 2-0 Al Ahli Tripoli
CD Primeiro de Agosto 0-0 AS Vita Club
A.S. Otohô 1-1 Al Merrikh SC
ASAS/Djibouti Télécom 0-2 Young Africans
Jwaneng Galaxy FC 2-0 Vipers SC
The return leg fixtures will be from 24 August – when the first round of preliminary stages will be concluded.
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