DAR ES SALAAM, Oct. 28 -- YOUNG Africans face an uphill task to progress into the CAF Confederation Cup following a 2-1 loss to Pyramids of Egypt at CCM Kirumba Stadium in Mwanza yesterday.

Yanga captain Papy Tshishimbi scored a late consolation goal in the 88th minute to restore hope for his side prior to the return match in Egypt on November 3rd this year.

He crafted well a low-flying ball which was tricky for Pyramids goalkeeper Ahmed Elshenawya to stop it from going behind his net.

The hosts suffered a major setback as they had to finish the match with ten-men after central defender Kelvin Yondani was given marching orders for a reckless challenge on Pyramids striker and it was his second yellow card offence.

This means Yondani wi...