FC Platinum’s hopes of advancing to the next round of CAF Champions League suffered a setback following a 3-0 loss to CD Primeiro de Agosto in Luanda, Angola.
A brace from Jacque plus Mongo Bokamba’s strike gave Agosto a three-goal advantage ahead of the second leg which will be played on the 20th of this month at Mandava Stadium.
The home team took an early lead when Mongo found the net in the seventh minute.
Goalkeeper Wallace Magalane made two successive saves towards the half-hour mark before FC Platinum got a chance a few minutes later but the effort went wide.
The Norman Mapeza’s men had another opportunity in the last minutes of the game, again they failed to reach the target.
The second half saw Jacque completing his brace inside six minutes.
The player netted the second goal for the hosts on the 55th -minute mark before he added another one six minutes later.
FC Platinum survived another late scare after a poor defending.
The match ended 3-0 in favour of CD Primeiro de Agosto.