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WATCH: Hostile CAF Champions League semi-final atmosphere from Esperance dubbed a 'terror film'

Posted: 24 October 2018 Time: 14:30

Primeiro de Agosto coach Zoran Manojlovic says the conditions his side had to endure during the CAF Champions League semi-final defeat to Esperance at the Stade Olympique de Radès was 'a shame for football'.

After the Angolan side took a slender one-goal advantage to the hosts but the 28-time Tunisian champions rallied back for a 4-2 victory on Tuesday evening.

As a result, the Championnat de la Ligue champions progressed to the final of Africa's elite club competition with a 4-3 aggregate scoreline.

Mkachkha will now meet Egyptian giants Al Ahly in November's two-legged final after the Egyptians beat Algeria's Entente Setif 3-2 overall.

However, Manojlovic described the atmosphere as a 'terror film', which made left his side at a clear disadvantage over the course of the pulsating affair.

"It was everything but not football, many things happening off the field, bombs exploding off the field, there was an invasion of the pitch 20 came onto the field," the Serbian coach told BBC Sport after the match.

"It is a shame for me it's a shame for the organisation - it's not like football it's like a terror film.

"I'd like to see someone responsible to look at the whole game and all the conditions of the game and take a decision," he added."I'd like the responsible people of the Caf or the Fifa to see the game.

"Because it's not the game in the national league this is the semi-final of the Champions League.

"What happened here is a shame for football."

Article by: Staff Reporter
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