Champions League CAFCL : Kaizer Chiefs 2 Simba 0 Half-Time

Kaizer Chiefs

Kaizer Chiefs have taken a first-half 2-0 lead over Simba SC from Tanzania in the CAF Champions League quarter-final first leg match in South Africa.

Defender Eric Mathoho put Chiefs ahead barely after six minutes into the match at FNB Stadium in Johannesburg on Saturday evening.

Then striker Samir Norkovic doubled the advantage for the hosts with a headed goal in the 34th minute after meeting Reeve Frosler’s cross.

Soon after the second goal, Chiefs coach Gavin Hunt made a switch, pulling out injured Zuma for striker Castro.

Simba qualified for the quarter-finals having finished on top of Group A with 13 points from six games, three points ahead of holders Al Ahly.

Starting line-ups:

Chiefs: Bruce Bvuma, Benard Parker, N Blom, D Zuma, Lebohang Manyama, Samir Norvic, Reeve Frosler, Daniel Cardoso, Ngezana, Mathoho, Zulu

Simba: Mugalu, Chama, Luis Miquissone, L. Bwalya, Mkude, Lwanga, Kapombe, Onyango, Wawa, Moham, Manula

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