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The fiery match took place in one of South African stadiums named Loftus Versfeld Stadium. The playground was very wetly thus complicating the match to both teams.’ The defeat of the Rayon Sports FC ends the hope of Rwandans to continue in the CAF champions League. The eyes are now turned towards the CAF Confederation Cup.

The playground was full of water as it was heavily raining

The first match between both teams held in Kigali ended with 0-0. The winner of the yesterday’s match is qualified to participate into the coming 1/8 finals of the ongoing CAF Champions League.

During the first minutes of the yesterday match, fans were few as the weather was rainy. The   Loftus Versfeld Stadium that is able to host not less than 51 people was relatively empty, with few fans to who faced the rain and cold.

Rayon Sports’ strikers namely Pierrot, Yannick Mukunzi and Christ Mbondi tried their best to score first but in vain as the wetly playground hindered the ball from moving first.

The Mamelodi Sundowns from South Africa made a comeback and its striker Wayne Arendse released a heavy short on target on a corner kick that Tau Percy converged into a goal using his head.

Rayon Sports’ defender Nyandwi SAdama became unable to hinder him from scoring. The first ended half time ended with one score of Mamelodi Sundowns with zero of Rayon Sports FC.

The second half time started with the strong aim of the South African Mamelodi Sundowns to score another one and this materialized at the 55 minutes when striked Vilakazi surprised the Rayon’s goalkeeper and won the second goal.

The match ended with the victory of Mamelodi Sundowns with 2 goals out of zero of Rwandan Rayon Sports.

Chris Mbondi tried his best to go through the Mamelodi’s defenders and score but the wetly playground hindered him from scoring
Hlmpho Kekana and his team captain Percy Tau congratulating each other
The competition was intense between both teams
The state of the stadium was seriously hindering both teams from playing easily
Defender Ange Mutsinzi Jimmy challenging the Mamelodi’s strikers but they overcame him.

 

Head Coach Pitso Mosimane of Mamelodi Sundowns during Absa Premiership 2017/18 Mamelodi Sundowns v Platinum Stars at Loftus Versfeld Stadium in Pretoria South Africa on 20 January 2018 ©Aubrey Kgakatsi/BackpagePix
PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA – MARCH 18: Sibusiso Vilakazi of Mamelodi Sundowns celebrates his goal with teammates during the CAF Champions League match between Mamelodi Sundowns and Rayon Sports at Lucas Moripe Stadium on March 18, 2018 in Pretoria, South Africa. (Photo by Lefty Shivambu/Gallo Images)

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