Harrison Afful lasted the entire duration for Esperance who earned a favourable 0-0 draw Orlando Pirates in CAF Champions League semi-final first leg.
The versatile player was one of Maher Kanzari’s men in midfield and lasted the entire duration of the match.
Esperance hold the aces to advance but a scoring draw at home in the return leg on 19 October will see them eliminated.
Afful is seeking a fourth straight appearance in the final of the continent’s flagship event.
The Ghana international is suspended for the Brazil 2014 World Cup playoff first leg tie against Egypt at home on 15 October.