It a Wednesday full of action in the football world while we look back to significant events that occurred on Tuesday as Tottenham reaches Carabao Cup finals, Kaizer Chiefs and Tuengueth making history with their qualification into the CAF Champions League group stages.
Tottenham One foot away from making history
Goals from Mohammed Sissoko and Son Heung-min see Tottenham ease past Brentford in the League cup semi-finals. Spurs will play either Manchester United or Manchester City in the final come April 25.
Since beating London rivals, Chelsea 2-1 after extra time in 2008 another opportunity avails itself for Jose to win what will be his fifth league cup trophy and Tottenham’s first in 13 years.
Manchester derby with final at stake
The blue side of Manchester visits the Red side in what will their second meeting of the season after both sides shared the spoils,0-0, in the Premier League the last time out.
Manchester City were,1-3, winners the last time they played at the Old Trafford in the carabao cup semi-final. Thus, revenge will be on the cards for Manchester United tonight, 19:45 GMT.
Al Hilal on the verge of axing Kotoko into the Confederations Cup
To overturn unfavourable scorelines rarely happens in football. But in the case of Kotoko, the have to put two past Al Hilal away after losing the first leg at home,0-1. It might seem difficult but not impossible. However, The Ghanaian side is struggling for goals this season which put their qualification in doubt. Moreover, their focus for the deciding game might have been interrupted as players refused to train in demand of unsettled bonuses.
Hilal with the aggregate score favouring them need to to be composed and deal with complacency before 13:00 GMT if not they would see their qualification slip through their hands.
Kaizer Chiefs and Tuengueth FC make history with Champions League group qualification.
Chiefs are into the Caf Champions League groups stages for the first time in the club’s history. After 0-0 first leg against Premiers du Augusto, Castro climb off the bench to score the only goal that secured the historic qualification.
On the part of Tuengueth FC, the Senegalese caused an upset eliminating last season semifinalists Raja Casablance on penalties.
Following the ecstatic win, Tuengueth is the first Senegal side to qualify for the Caf Champions League group stages.
Chiefs and Tuengueth joined Mamelodi Sundown, last season Champions Al Ahly and finalists Zamalek as the teams to qualify on Tuesday.