Confederation Cup: Etoile du Sahel held 1-1 by TP Mazembe

Etoile du Sahel won the Confederation Cup in 2015
Tunisia's Etoile du Sahel are defending the Confederation Cup title they won in 2015

Tunisia's Etoile du Sahel were held to a 1-1 draw by visiting TP Mazembe of DR Congo in the first leg of their Confederation Cup semi-final on Saturday.

The Confederation Cup holders took the lead after 19 minutes when a Hamza Lahmar free-kick found a way through the Mazembe wall.

Last year's African Champions League winners Mazembe scored an important away goal six minutes after half-time through Ivorian Roger Assale.

The other semi-final first leg on Sunday saw Algeria's Mouloudia Bejaia draw 0-0 with visiting FUS Rabat of Morocco.

The second legs will be played on Sunday 25 September.