Mamelodi Sundowns began their campaign in the inaugural African Football League (AFL) with a convincing 2-0 victory over Petro de Luanda in Angola on Saturday.
Sundowns break the deadlock through Allende
The first half was a cagey affair, as both teams struggled to create clear-cut chances.
Sundowns had more possession, but they found it hard to break down Petro’s compact defence.
The hosts, on the other hand, relied on counter-attacks and set-pieces, but they failed to test Ronwen Williams in the Sundowns goal.
Maseko seals the win for Sundowns
Sundowns hold a strong advantage heading into the second leg next weekend at home.