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Thembinkosi Lorch Seals The Deal As Mamelodi Sundowns Reach Caf Champions League Quarterfinals

The match wasn't without controversy, as substitute Lucas Ribeiro had a goal disallowed for offside. Television replays clearly showed that Ribeiro was onside, leaving fans and pundits questioning the decision.

Mamelodi Sundowns secured their place in the quarterfinals of the Caf Champions League with an impressive 2-0 away victory over FC Nouadhibou.

It was a game dominated by the Brazilians from start to finish, showcasing their prowess in Africa’s premier club competition.

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Grant Kekana, who recently returned from the Africa Cup of Nations, made his mark with a goal in the first half. Thembinkosi Lorch, a recent addition to the Sundowns squad from Orlando Pirates, opened his account for the team and sealed the deal with a goal on the stroke of full time.

The match wasn’t without controversy, as substitute Lucas Ribeiro had a goal disallowed for offside. Television replays clearly showed that Ribeiro was onside, leaving fans and pundits questioning the decision.

Rulani Mokwena, the Sundowns coach, knew that a win was crucial to keep up with TP Mazembe, who had also secured their spot in the knockout phases. The upcoming match between Sundowns and Mazembe promises to be an exciting battle for top spot in Group B.

Mokwena made strategic changes to the lineup, bringing back key players such as Kekana, Aubrey Modiba, Teboho Mokoena, and Themba Zwane, who had all recently returned from the Africa Cup of Nations. Their presence on the field made a significant impact, with Kekana scoring early in the game.

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The victory not only solidifies Sundowns’ position in the tournament but also highlights their consistency in reaching the quarterfinals for the sixth consecutive time. With Lorch’s standout performance, the team’s prospects for further success in the competition look promising.

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