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    VIDEO: How Enyimba crashed out of CAF Confederation Cup

VIDEO: How Enyimba crashed out of CAF Confederation Cup

The CAF Confederation Cup journey of Aba Elephants came to an unplanned end on Wednesday following a 3-1 aggregate defeat to Morocco’s Raja Casablanca.Fatau Daudu's herd, the only Nigerian club left in the continental engagement, lost in both legs to crash out.The second leg semi-final fixture in Casablanca ended 2-1 in favour of Raja.The Aba Elephants had lost the first [...]

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    Enyimba will fight for all titles this season, says striker Alalade

Enyimba will fight for all titles this season, says striker Alalade

Wasiu Alalade says Enyimba FC will challenge for all the top prizes this season.The People's Elephants, who have been in impressive form of late, played a goalless draw with Rayon Sports in the CAF Confederation Cup quarter-final.Speaking with TheCable, the forward shed light on why the team is doing well."It is because of a well defined identity, foresight, strength, work and ambition," [...]

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    Enyimba to face Rwanda’s Rayon Sports in quarter-final of CAF CC

Enyimba to face Rwanda’s Rayon Sports in quarter-final of CAF CC

Enyimba have been drawn to face Rayon Sports in the CAF Confederation Cup quarter-final.The two-time African champions will play the first leg against the Rwandan club at Stade Regional Nuamirambo in Kigali on September 16.The second leg will take place a week later in Aba, Nigeria.The draw for the knockout stage of the competition and the CAF Champions League took place [...]

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    CAF CC: Enyimba drop to third after 0-2 loss to Williamsville

CAF CC: Enyimba drop to third after 0-2 loss to Williamsville

Williamsville secured a 2-0 win over Enyimba in the CAF Confederation Cup on Sunday.Goals from Jean-Willy N'da Kouassi and Guy Yameogo secured the victory for the hosts, taking them to the top of the Group C.Enyimba slipped to third with just two rounds of matches remaining.The match started at a furious pace, and the People's Elephants created the better chances [...]

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    CAF Confederation Cup: Enyimba humbled in Brazzaville

CAF Confederation Cup: Enyimba humbled in Brazzaville

Cara Brazzaville thrashed Enyimba in a CAF Confederation Cup game on Wednesday.Goals from Racine Louamba, Cabwey Kivutuka, and Dicha Liema helped the Congolese side register a comprehensive 3-0 victory.The People's Elephants started on a positive note in the fifth minute as a gilt-edged opportunity presented itself to Wasiu Alalade, but he fired over the bar.Subsequently, Nelson Ogbonnaya saw his header get [...]

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    Enyimba humble Djoliba in CAF Confederation Cup opener

Enyimba humble Djoliba in CAF Confederation Cup opener

Enyimba's CAF Confederation Cup campaign started on an impressive note as they beat Djoliba 2-0 in the group opener on Sunday.Djoliba survived the early pressure, with goalkeeper Adama Keita called into the action on numerous occasions.The hosts grew stronger as the half went on and although they created good openings, Freedom Omofoman, Abdulrahman Bashir and Joseph Osadiaye failed to convert.Mohammed [...]

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    CAF bans Nigerian referee over ‘attempted manipulation’

CAF bans Nigerian referee over ‘attempted manipulation’

Joseph Ogabor, a Nigerian referee, has been banned from officiating for one year over "attempted manipulation".The Confederation of African Football (CAF), in a statement on Sunday, said Ogabor's ban was confirmed by its disciplinary board.South African referee, Victor Gomes, claimed he was approached to fix the result of the African Confederation Cup first leg tie between Nigerian side Plateau United and [...]

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    CAF CC: MFM suffer shock home defeat

CAF CC: MFM suffer shock home defeat

MFM FC were beaten at home on Sunday in the CAF Confederation Cup.The Olukoya Boys lost the first leg of the round of 16 encounter to Djoliba.In spite of the eventual result, MFM were not expected to be troubled by Djoliba.But warning lights started flashing as the away side took the game to the hosts and forced goalkeeper Ospino Egbe to [...]

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    CAF CC: Enyimba share the spoils with Bidvest in S’Africa

CAF CC: Enyimba share the spoils with Bidvest in S’Africa

Enyimba put up a brave display to draw 1-1 with Bidvest Wits in the first leg clash of the Confederation Cup round of 16.The People's Elephants played the South African side at the Bidvest Stadium on Friday.Coach Paul Aigbogun would be indebted to his goalkeeper Fatau Dauda who made a few great saves to deny the hosts.The two-time CAF Champions [...]

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    Tough duels await Nigerian teams in CAF Confederation Cup

Tough duels await Nigerian teams in CAF Confederation Cup

Nigerian representatives were matched against tough teams in the round of the 16 stage of the CAF Confederation Cup.Enyimba FC, Plateau United, Akwa United and MFM FC avoided each other in the draws which took place on Thursday.Two-time CAF Champions League champions, Enyimba FC will need to navigate past South African outfit Bidvest Wits.Plateau United were drawn against Algerian powerhouse USM Algiers [...]

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    CAF Confederation Cup: Akwa United ‘hungry’ to beat Banjul FC

CAF Confederation Cup: Akwa United ‘hungry’ to beat Banjul FC

Emmanuel Ariwachukwu, Akwa United central defender, says himself and his teammates are "hungry" to prove their mettle in the CAF Confederation Cup tie against Banjul FC.The Promise Keepers entered the first qualifying round after winning the 2017 Aiteo Cup.The first leg match against Banjul will be played Sunday at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium in Akwa Ibom.“Banjul showed they have excellent individual [...]

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    Rivers United crash out of CAF Confederation Cup

Rivers United crash out of CAF Confederation Cup

FUS Rabat of Morocco defeated Rivers United 2-1 on Friday to send the Nigerian side out of the CAF Confederation Cup.The first forty-five minutes saw the visitors play with a sense of purpose and determination which paid off when Bolaji Sarkin got United ahead in the 44th minute.But two second half goals from the hosts stopped Rivers United from advancing into [...]

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    Confederation Cup: Rivers United in group of death

Confederation Cup: Rivers United in group of death

Rivers United has been drawn in a "group of death" for 2017 Confederation Cup group stages.The draws took place in Cairo, Egypt on Wednesday.Rivers United, who defeated Rwandan's Rayon Sports to qualify for the group stages, will face FUS Rabat of Morocco, Club Africain of Tunisia and Kampala CCA of Uganda in Group A.In Group B, South African side, Platinum [...]

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    CAF set Wolves against Leopards in Confed Cup

CAF set Wolves against Leopards in Confed Cup

Nigeria’s sole candidate in CAF club competitions, Warri Wolves, will meet AC Leopards of Congo-Brazzaville in the play-off round of the Confederation Cup.Following the draw conducted in Egypt on Tuesday, the Dolisie-based club – eliminated from the CAF Champions League by Smouha FC of Egypt – will host the first leg on the weekend of May 15-17, with Wolves, who [...]

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    Warri Wolves praised for continental feat

Warri Wolves praised for continental feat

The Former coach of Kwara United, Samson Unuanel, has congratulated Warri Wolves on their qualification for the third round of the CAF Confederation Cup after their 1-0 win over FC MK Etancheite on Friday.The Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) club squeezed past their DR Congo opponents 3-1 on aggregate after the slim win in Kinshasa.Oghenekaro Etebo scored an 80th-minute goal [...]

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    Wolves pip MK Etancheite in Warri

Wolves pip MK Etancheite in Warri

Warri Wolves defeated FC MK Etancheite of DR Congo 2-1 in their CAF Confederation Cup first leg match played in Warri on Saturday.A goal in each half from Gbolahan Salami handed the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) side a slim advantage ahead of the second leg in DRC.Wolves went on the offensive at the blast of the whistle and were [...]

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