Today in history Berekum Chelsea demolish Raja 5-0 in Champions League

Exactly 4 years today, the Ghanaian champions at the time defeated the Moroccan Giants a record 5-0 in CAF Champions League

  • Published:
24/7 Live - Subscribe to the Pulse Newsletter!

On Sunday 25th March, 2012, Berekum Chelsea became the first club to beat Raja Casablanca of Morocco by 5 unanswered goals in the CAF Champions league history.

The 2011 Ghana league champions,  in their Maiden edition in any African Inter Clubs Competition mesmerized the three times winners of the elite African clubs Championship on Sunday at the Golden City Park in Sunyani.

The strange thing about this game was that all the 5 goals came in the second section of the game.

A second half explosion saw Chelsea score five goals through Solomon Asante, captain Abdul Basit and a hat-trick from striker Emmanuel Clottey to lead the first leg.

Chelsea coach Hans Van der Plyum was thrilled with the score line against the Moroccan side.

The Berekum lads started the competition by beating LISCR of Liberia 5-0 on aggregate at the preliminary stage of the competition, before walloping Raja Club Athletic 5-0 in the first leg and lost 0-3 a fortnight in Casablanca, but qualified 5-3 on aggregate.

They progressed to the group stage after eliminating Cotton Sports Garoua in the second round of the CAF Champions League, where they finished third in a group involving El Ahly, the eventual winners, Enyimba Stars and Zamalek.

Do you ever witness news or have a story that should be featured on Pulse Ghana?
Submit your stories, pictures and videos to us now via WhatsApp: +233507713497, Social Media @pulseghana: #PulseEyewitness & DM or Email: eyewitness@pulse.com.gh.

Recommended Articles

Recommended Videos





Top Articles

1 FIFA U-17 World Cup Ghana name final 21-man squad for India 2017bullet
2 Raphael Dwamena Black Stars striker returns to action for FC Zurich...bullet
3 WAFU 2017 Probable Black Stars B line-up to face Niger in semisbullet
4 Ghanaian Players Abroad Jon Benjamin congratulates Christian Atsu...bullet
5 Photos Check out Stephen Appiah's massive mansionbullet
6 WAFU 2017 We won't underestimate Niger - Maxwell Konadubullet
7 Ghana Premier League Hearts to report Kotoko to FIFA over...bullet
8 Bernard Tekpetey Ghana striker scores in extra-time to...bullet
9 Latif Blessing Ghanaian winger scores to win first...bullet
10 Razak Brimah Fatau Dauda believes the goalkeeper will...bullet

Top Videos

1 Video Why Nana Ama McBrown’s marriage will collapsebullet
2 Christian Atsu's first Premier League goal for Newcastle Unitedbullet
3 Transfer News Coutinho confirms he was interested in the Barcelona movebullet

Sports