Sat. Jun 22nd, 2024

Fasil Kenema Begin African Cup Campaign with victory

Fasil Kenema FC

Fasil Kenema kicked off their African Confederation Cup campaign with a 3-0 win over Bumamuru FC of Burundi.

The first leg fixtures of the first preliminary round of the 2022/23 Confederation cup are taking place across the continent

Fasil hosted the Burundian team at Bahir Dar National Stadium on Friday afternoon and won with a significant margin of 3-0.

Alembirhan Yigazaw scored the first goal of the game in the first half (34โ€ฒ).

In the second half, Fasil increased their lead thanks to goals by Fikadu Alemu (63โ€ฒ) and Tafesse Solomon (82โ€ฒ).

The return match leg will be held in Burundi next week on Sept 16, 2022.

Fasil, should they progress, will face three-time champions CS Sfaxien of Tunisia for a place in the group stage.

Fasil are playing in the confederation cup after finishing runner-up in the 2021/22 Ethiopian Premier League campaign.

By Chala Dandessa

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