- Al Merrikh 1-0 Express FC [Agg: 2-2Al Merrikh win on away goals rule]
Express were bundled out of the Caf Champions League after a painful 1-0 defeat at the hands of Al Merrikh.
The Ugandan champions went into the game leading 2-1 on aggregate and were destined for a goalless draw until a 73rd minute winner by Ahmed Hamid broke their resilience.
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The winner meant the Sudan side won the overall tie on away goals rule after a 2-2 draw over two legs.
“We are disappointed but we take the experience from this,” skipper Enock Walusimbi said after the game.
In the Caf Confederation Cup, URA beat Ethiopian Coffee in Bahir Dar to progress to the next stage.