Mamelodi Sundowns in action

Onyango’s Mamelodi Sundowns also known as ‘The Brazilians’ picked up a valuable point away from home against table leaders Espérance Sportive de Tunis at the Olympic stadium in Rades, Tunisia.

This was Denis Onyango’s second clean sheet in the 2017 CAF Champions league campaign. The Ugandan shot stopper made clear saves to deny the hosts a scoring chance for the match to end in a goalless draw.

The vital point saw the defending African champions move to second spot on the four team log on five points, three points behind Esperance in Group C.

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The visitors shut out the North Africans, who only had a chance from range, with the ball sailing wide of Onyango’s goal, and another as the clock was running down to the 90th, which the Ugandan-born goalkeeper saved.

Mamelodi’s next assignment will be away to St George, who they lead on goal difference, and the final fixture against AS Vita at home.

The Brazilians clash with St. George on the July 1 in Addis Ababa.

AS Vita of DR Congo occupy bottom of with three points.

 

Starting line up: Denis Onyango, Anele Ngconca, Motjeka Madisha, Tebogo Langerman, Soumahoro Bangaly, Hlompho Kekana, Themba Zwane, (Lucky Mohomi), Anthony Laffor, (Thapelo Morena), Yannick Zakri, Percy Tau.