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Fasil Kenema Sustain CAF Confederation Cup Campaign

Ethiopian representatives in CAF Confederation Cup, Fasil Kenema have advanced to the next stage of CAF Confederation Cup following a 3-1 aggregate win over Bumamauru of Burundi.

The Horsemen went for the return leg match in Tanzania riding on the 3-0 advantage which they registered on September 9, 2022 at the Bahir Dar Stadium.

Though trailing by 3-0 before kickoff at the Azam Sports Complex the Burundian side announced the intentions for a revenge mission by scoring a goal in battle to restore parity by the half time break.

The home team appeared to have conducted thorough preparations on sharpening their attacking against and this was fruitful as their midfielder Salum to find the back of the net.

Fasil Kenema had two clear missed chances in the 15th and 26th minutes when Fikadu Elemu William was left with the goalkeeper to beat and in the second instance got a cross from Habtamu which he could have nodded in an empty net.

For the Bumamuru side, their thirst for glory was evident in the entire first half enjoying ball possession as Ricardo exchanged passes with team mates Nicolas and Aruna.

Bumamuru led 1-0 at the break.

The second half saw Bumamuru come out the change room a bit relaxed and Fasil Kenema took full control as they had the lion’s share of possession in the second 45.

Still, for all their possession the side from Ethiopians struggled to break down the Bumamuru defence.

The home side’s only real chance of the half came on the hour mark when Eldhino met a right wing cross, but his 12-yard header went wide of the goal under no pressure from a defender.

Fasil Kenema kept it tight at the back for the final half hour to move into the next round of the CAF Confederation Cup.



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