Washington Arubi has inched closer to the CAF Confederation Cup glory after his Marumo Gallants side qualified for the semifinals on Sunday.
Gallants edged Egyptian side 1-0 in the second leg of the quarterfinal encounter played at Royal Bafokeng Stadium in Rustenburg to win the tie 2-1 on aggregate.
Goalkeeper Arubi started in the game for the tournament’s debutants.
He played the entire match and received a yellow card for time-wasting later in the encounter.
Celimpilo Ngema netted the match’s solitary goal in the 39th minute.
🇿🇦 First participation. First semifinals. @_Marumogallants write history in the #TotalEnergiesCAFCC! pic.twitter.com/atiAnePlsD
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Gallants will face the winner in the quarterfinal clash between Nigerian side Rivers United and Young Africans.