Renaissance Sportive De Berkane of Morroco spanked TP Mazembe 4-1 in the second leg of their 2022 CAF Confederation Cup semi final clash to book a place in the final vs Orlando Pirates on Friday 20, May 2022 in Uyo Nigeria.
Here is a review of their ” Road to the Final.
The Morrocan Championship Botola side began this year’s competition with an away victory over Tunisian side Ben Guerdane before returning to spank Guerdane 4-0 in front the 10,000 capacity Stade Municipal De Berkane, Morroco.
The final qualification round pitched Berkane against Rwandan side APR Fc. A goalless first leg was capped with a 2-1 win in the second leg as Berkane qualified for the group stages of the competition.
In the Group stage, RS Berkane came up against Ivorian club Asec Mimosas , US Gendarmerie of Niger Republic and Simba of Tanzania .
RS Berkane Group stage Results
RS Berkane 5-3 Us Gendarmerie
ASEC Mimosas 3-1 Rs Berkane
Rs Berkane 2-0 Simba
Simba 0-1 Rs Berkane
Us Gendarmerie 2-2 Rs Berkane
Rs Berkane 1-0 ASEC Mimosas
(RS Berkane progressed to the Quarter final).
Rs Berkane 1-0 Al Masry (Egypt)
Al Masry 2-1 Rs Berkane
(RS Berkane progressed via the away goal rule after a 2-2 aggregate score)
TP Mazembe 1-0 RS Berkane
Rs Berkane 4-1 TP Mazembe
( RS Berkane Qualify for the Final with a 4-2 aggregate score )
Manager Florent Ibenge and his Berkane charges will arrive in Nigeria with the hopes of a second continental title triumph after it’s CAF Confederation Cup title win in 2019/2020.
The Final match will take place at the Godswill Akpabio International stadium Uyo on Friday 20, May 2022 . Kick-off time has been confirmed for 8pm (Nigerian time).