CAF Champions League: Finalists TP Mazembe chasing history against USM Alger

first_imgDR Congo’s TP Mazembe are seeking to become Africa’s joint second most-successful football club in the CAF Champions League ahead of their 2015 final against USM Alger in Algiers on Saturday.The Congolese champions for seven of the past nine seasons have won the continental title four times before, most recently in 2009 and 2010.A win over their Algerian opponents would move them level with Egyptian club Zamalek, who have won the title five times before.Only Al-Ahly has won more titles, with a record eight Champions League titles to their name.USM Alger is currently top of the Algerian League 1 table with 22 points from 9 games, six points clear of their closest challengers.The first leg of the final takes place at the Stade Omar Hamadi in Algiers, with the return scheduled for 8th November at Stade TP Mazembe in Lubumbashi.last_img read more