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Sofapaka make Confed Cup progress

The Confederation Cup trophy
Victors have never won the Confederation Cup before

Sofapaka of Kenya booked their place in the second round of the Confederation Cup on Sunday after defeating Angola's AS Aviacao 5-4 on penalties.

The second leg match ended goalless in Nairobi before the home side went on to win the shoot-out.

Tiko United eased into the second round after a 3-1 win over Arrondissement of Central African Republic.

The Cameroonians advanced on the 3-1 aggregate on Saturday after the first leg ended goalless.

It was the visitors who broke the deadlock on 32 minutes when Gourrier Junior converted a penalty.

But second half goals from Alain Nkafu, Clovis Ngalame and Edwin Mbon Ayuk sealed the win for Tiko.

Foullah Edifice of Chad also advanced despite losing 1-0 away to Ela Nguema of Equatorial Guinea on Saturday.

Gerard Douala Ellong's 58th minute strike gave the home side the win but lost 2-1 on aggregate.

Meanwhile, Uganda's Victors made the second round when knocking out Swaziland's Mbabane Highlanders.

The second leg of the match ended 1-1, meaning the aggregate score finished level at 2-2.

A penalty shoot-out was needed to separate the sides, with Victors holding their nerve to win through 4-1.

The Ugandans look set to face DR Congo's DC Motema Pembe in the next round, after they beat KMKM 4-0 in the first leg in Zanzibar.

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