tp mazembe look to blow away club africain

17:15    31 Jan 2019

TP Mazembe (L) players in action
TP Mazembe will face off with Club Africain in the 2018/19 CAF Champions League match on Saturday.

Kick-off is at 15h00 CAT.

The Group C game is set to take place at the Stade TP Mazembe in the DR Congolese city of Lubumbashi.

The Congolese giants succumbed to a 3-0 defeat to Algerian side Constantine away in their second Group C match.

As a result, Mazembe are placed third on the group standings - six points behind the leaders, Constantine.

The Ravens will look to their star attacker Tresor Mputu Mabi, who is one of the most lethal strikers in the continent.

Meanwhile, Africain secured a 2-1 victory over Egyptian side Ismailly at home in their second Group C game.

However, Ismaily were disqualified for aggressive fans behaviours and all results of matches played by the team were annulled and not taken into consideration according to the regulations.

As a result, the Tunisian outfit Africain is placed second on the group standings - six points behind the leaders Constantine.

Midfielder Ghazi Ayadi, who scored twice against Ismailly, will look to inspire Africain to victory.

South African match referee Victor Gomes will officiate the game between Mazembe and Africain.

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