As Mamelodi Sundowns prepare to return to the CAF Champions League this weeked as South Africa’s only representative, KickOff.com has decided to take a trip down memory lane to remember some of their most memorable wins in the competition since 2016.
Head coach Pitso Mosimane has turned Sundowns into one of the continent’s most feared sides since winning the competition in 2016. Along the way they’ve registered some great victories which will live long in the memory.
Scroll through the images above to take a trip down memory lane from Sundowns' most memorable CAF Champions League victories.
Their most memorable will no doubt be the first leg final in 2016, when they turned it on to record a 3-0 win over Egyptian giants Zamalek at Lucas Moripe Stadium. They had beaten the same Zamalek side 2-1 in Egypt and 1-0 at home during the group stages.
The second leg semi-final against Zambian side Zesco United that same year showed they are side that. After getting a crucial away goal in a 2-1 first leg defeat, they returned to Atteridgeville to record a 2-0 win which sent them to the final.
In 2017, Sundowns registered a 3-1 victory away from home in Kinshasa against AS Vita and beat Moroccan giants Wydad Casablanca, who are now familiar foes, 1-0 in the first leg quarterfinal at Lucas Moripe Stadium.
During the group stages Sundowns renewed their rivalry with Wydad, winning 2-1 thanks to a brace from Themba Zwane. But the biggest victory in Sundowns’ , other than the win over Zamalek in the 2016 first leg final, will no doubt be the 5-0 victory over the competition’s most successful side Al Ahly in the quarterfinal first leg in Atteridgeville.