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Nigerian league giants, Enyimba FC of Aba, have advanced to the next round of the CAF Champions League after overturning a 1-0 first-leg away defeat to Burkina Faso side, Rahimo.

Enyimba entered the contest seeking nothing less than a two-goal advantage to triumph over the Burkinabe outfits after loosing by a lone goal in the initial contest. The game played behind closed doors inside the Enyimba International Stadium on Sunday, August 25, 2019 saw the Peoples Elephants come out with a 5-0 victory. Coach Usman Abd’Allah expressed his relief and excitement after the encounter.

I am very relieved because you’ve seen the boys were very prepared because we worked very hard even though it wasn’t easy… You can see we worked on our weaknesses…

Usman Abd’Allah

With this result, the Nigerian Professional Football League champions qualified with a 5-1 aggregate victory and will confront Al Hilal of Sudan in the second qualifying round scheduled to hold on the weekends of September 13 and 27, 2019.


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This article was first published on 26th August 2019


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