Zesco earn hard fought point against Smouha in Egypt
Zesco United picked a hard fought point away in Egypt against Smouha when the two teams played to a 1 – 1 draw.
An 84th minute shot by Jesse Were was defeated into the net but Diawara converted from the spot in the 90th minute.
The Ndola side went into the fixture under pressure after being poor on the road.
They would have been punished in this fixture as they did not do much going forward and their only shot on target in the match was the deflected shot which went in for the opener.
The draw sees the 2016 CAF Champions League semi finalists move into second position and level on points with leaders Al Hilal Obayed from Sudan who will be in action on Saturday against Recreativo do Libolo.
Zesco United will then host Al Hilal Obayed on match day 6 in a win or burst fixture.
Zesco United XI
Jacob Banda, Simon Silwimba, Fackson Kapumbu, Ben Adama Banh, Kondwani Mtonga, Dave Daka (Patrick Kongolo), David Owino Odhiambo, Anthony Akumu Agay, Jesse Jackson Were, Jackson Mwanza (Lazarous Kambole), John Chingandu (Misheck Chaila)
21. Mohamed Abougaba, Mohamed Abougaba, Ragab Abedelazim, Islam Serry, Amr Abousaba, Yasser Ahmed Ibr, HOSSAM HASSAN, Ahmed Sayed, Ayman Ashraf el, Ahmed Hamed, Ahmed Aly, Mahmoud Hussein
CAF Confederations Cup
Pos Club P W D L F A GD Pts 1 Al Hilal Obayed 5 3 1 1 6 3 3 10 2 Zesco United FC 5 2 1 2 3 5 -2 7 3 Recreativo do Libolo 5 2 0 3 4 5 -1 6 4 Smouha SC 5 1 2 2 5 5 0 5
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