Medeama SC, Dreams FC Advance To Next Round Of CAF Inter-Club Competitions

Medeama SC beat Remo Stars FC 3-2 on penalty shootout following a 1-1 draw on aggregate at Remo Stars Stadium on Sunday.

Medeama SC pipped Remo Stars 1-0 in the first leg a week ago at the Capecoast Stadium.

Remo Stars started the match on spirited note in search of their win to overturn the 1-0 deficit they suffered in the first leg in Ghana.

The Nigerians grabbed the lead in the 30 minutes of the game which brought confidence in home side but a resolute Medeama side pushed the game to the end to register 1-1 on aggregate.

Medeama SC put their destiny into their own hands as the penalty shootouts played out in their favour after converting three of the five kicks against their opponent who manage to score two goals out of the five.

The result means Medeama SC have advanced to the second of the CAF Champions league for the first time in the club’s history.

Medeama SC will play host to AC Horoya of Guinea in the first leg in Ghana on 17th September 2023 at Capecoast Stadium and the return on 1st October 2023 in Conakry, Guinea.

Meanwhile, Dreams FC brushed aside Milo FC on a 3-2 scoreline aggregate after a 2-1 win at the Accra Sports Stadium on Sunday.

The Still Believe lads drew 1-1 in the first leg a week ago in Guinea, Conakry and only a favorable result in the return leg will keep them in the competition.

Milo FC on the 28 minutes broke the deadlock through Aziz as they asked questions for more but the home team kept their composure to end the first half thrilling behind.

The second half resumed with another vibe with the home team showing buoyancy to comeback into the game.

With just 10 minutes to end the game, Dreams FC mounted much spirited pressure on the away team which produced positive result as Agyenim Boateng converted a penalty on 85 minutes to restore parity before striker John Antwi headed home to make it two for his side to make history of qualification.

This means Dreams FC will face Kallon FC of Sierra Leon in the second round, the return leg is set to come off on 16th September 2023 at the Accra Sports Stadium and the return on 1st October 2023 in Freetown, Sierra Leon.

By: Joe Okyere Dewryta Itaalia

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