CAF Confederation Cup: Enyimba Defeat Diambers In Dakar

CAF Confederation Cup: Enyimba Defeat Diambers In Dakar

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By Amaechi Agbo

Nigeria Professional Football League, NPFL most successful club, Enyimba International Football Club of Aba on Saturday defeated Diambers FC of Senegal in Dakar in the CAF Confederation Cup second round first leg encounter, can report.

Cyril Olisema was the hero for the People’s Elephant as his 86th minute strike condemned the home team to a defeat and hands Enymba the driving seat ahead of the return leg next week.

Enyimba, tutored by former Super Eagles star, Finidi George frustrated the host and created handful of chances to take the game home but resolute defending by the Diambers’ backline prevented more goals from going into the net.

Enyimba will host the return leg in Aba, Abia State on Sunday with a goalless or score draw handing them a place into the group stage of the Confederation Cup.

Enyimba reached the quarter-final in the 2021 season but were eliminated by Egypt’s Pyramid.

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