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CAF Champions League: Sunshine plays draw with Etoile to remain in contention

Channels Television  
Updated July 23, 2012

Sunshine Stars are back in contention in the race for the CAF Champion League title as they booked the semi-final place after the club held Etoile du Sahel to a 0-0 draw in Tunisian Mediterranean resort Sousse during the weekend.

Stars, playing in the premier African club competition for the first time, made a disastrous start in Group A two weeks ago by losing 2-0 at home against defending champions Esperance of Tunisia. Former title holders Etoile launched their mini-league campaign with a 1-0 victory over AS0 Chlef in Algeria and will regard the Sunshine result as two points dropped.

Esperance lead the standings after match day 2 with six points followed by Etoile with four and Sunshine with one while Chiefs are pointless as the four teams pursue a top-two finish and a semi-finals place.