Connect with us


CAFCC Q’finals: Enyimba walk a tightrope after heavy first-leg defeat at Pyramids



Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) club, Enyimba will be hoping to have a superb outing when they host Pyramids FC in their next CAF Confederation Cup game.

The Peoples Elephants fell to a 4-1 defeat in the first leg of their quarter-final tie against the Egyptian club in Cairo on Sunday.

Enyimba did open the scoring with Victor Mbaoma’s effort in the first minute when he stole the ball from goalkeeper Sherif Ekramy.

Read Also: BREAKING… Oshoala wins historic Women’s Champions League title with Barcelona

But the hosts came from behind and hammered the Aba club, with goals from Ramadan Robhi and Abdallah El Said in the first half and a second-half double by Ibrahim Adel.

Enyimba, who are looking to become the first Nigerian club to win the competition, will be hosting the return leg next Sunday.

The Nigerian side will be needing to score at least three unreplied goals in order to advance into the semi-finals.

Join the conversation


Support Ripples Nigeria, hold up solutions journalism

Balanced, fearless journalism driven by data comes at huge financial costs.

As a media platform, we hold leadership accountable and will not trade the right to press freedom and free speech for a piece of cake.

If you like what we do, and are ready to uphold solutions journalism, kindly donate to the Ripples Nigeria cause.

Your support would help to ensure that citizens and institutions continue to have free access to credible and reliable information for societal development.

Donate Now