Enyimba walk tight rope as Raja win in Aba
Nigeria’s flagbearers in the CAF Confederation Cup, Enyimba of Aba now have a mountain to climb following their 0-1 home loss to Raja Casablanca of Morocco in the first leg of their semifinal tie yesterday.
Enyimba lose to Raja Casablanca in CAF Confederation Cup
After a largely even first-half, Enyimba lost in Aba to a second half strike by Abdelilah Hafidi in the first leg of the semi final of the CAF Confederation Cup game. The Aba-based side looked to start the game on the front-foot with Sunday Adetunji, Ibrahim Mustapha, Joseph Osadiaye and Stanley Dimgba all included in…
Enyimba hit Rayon Sports five times, qualify for semifinals
True to their pre-match boasts, Enyimba yesterday in Aba thrashed Rayon Sports of Rwanda 5-1 to qualify for the semifinals of the CAF Confederation Cup. The Nigerians held Rayon Sports to a goalless draw in Kigali last week and boasted thereafter that nothing would stop them from getting to the semifinals of the competition. Get…
Afelokhai cautiously optimistic as Enyimba confront Rayon Sports
There is the tendency for a home team to see a drawn away game as an already concluded tie, even when the second and decisive leg has not been played. In some cases, though, the home team has lived to regret not paying much attention to its preparation for the return leg when the damage had already been done.
J. Atete FC vows to shoot down Enyimba, others in Aiteo Cup
After eliminating some top clubs from this year’s Aiteo Cup competition, including Premiership side, FC Ifeanyi Ubah, J. Atete FC has vowed to continue its dominance in the championship. The teams for the group stage of the competition were made public yesterday, and the Delta State team was pitched in Group A against Enyimba FC,…
Enyimba close to semifinals, hold Rayon Sports in Rwanda
Former African champions, Enyimba of Aba yesterday held Rayon Sports of Rwanda to a goalless draw in Kigali in the first leg of their CAF Confederation Cup quarterfinal game. This result makes them favourites to progress to the semifinals at the expense of Rayon Sports.
Enyimba rusty and goal shy ahead of CAF Cup showdown
A lack of match sharpness could hamper Enyimba of Nigeria when they tackle Rayon Sports of Rwanda in Kigali this weekend in a CAF Confederation Cup quarter-final first leg.
Alalade takes Enyimba to quarterfinals
The elements almost succeeded in their plot to deny Enyimba fans the chance to celebrate their darling team’s first game at home in four years. But at the end, the supporters, in their thousands, danced out of the stadium dreaming of another glorious year in African football.
Usman, Udoh optimistic Enyimba will beat Cara in Aba
Fresh from their 1-0 away defeat of Djoliba of Mali, Enyimba of Aba believe they are in firm control of the race to the CAF Confederation Cup quarterfinals. Enyimba will host Cara of Congo in their last group match of the competition in their refurbished Aba stadium, with only a win sure to take them…
Enyimba battle Williamsville, Cara in three-horse race for quarterfinals
Enyimba of Aba defeated Djoliba of Mali away from home on Sunday to reignite the flames of their race to the quarterfinals of the CAF Confederation Cup. The victory came after CARA of Congo’s defeat of Cote d’Ivoire’s Williamsville to climb to the top of the Group C ladder.