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Soccer Ligue 1 - Esperance ST win 33rd championship title - Uganda Newswire

Soccer Ligue 1 – Esperance ST win 33rd championship title

Tunis: Esperance Sportive de Tunis won their 33rd championship title one day before the end of the Championship phase, after defeating US Monastir 2-0 at a day-9 game played on Saturday evening in Rades behind closed doors. Rodrigo Rodriguez scored the two goals in the 21st and 66th minutes. With this sixth win and third in a row in the championship phase, Esperance took their tally to 23 points, a full eight points ahead of US Monastir with one day to go. US Monastir are still in need of a point at the final day against Stade Tunisien to secure participation in next season's CAF Champions' League. Results Played Saturday, June 15 Rades (behind closed doors): Esperance ST 2 Rodrigo Rodrigues 21' and 66' US Monastir 0 Sousse: ES Sahel 1 Hamza Jelassi 9' pen. CS Sfaxien 2 Barakat Hmidi 18', Youssef Becha 21' Played Friday, June 14 Bardo: S. Tunisien 1 Wael Ouerghemi 57' C. Africain 1 Ghaith Seghaier 16' Source: Agence Tunis Afrique Presse