Nigeria representative in the CAF Confederation Cup, Enyimba Int'l, qualified for the next round in the Prestigious CAF organized Cup after a big home win in Aba, Nigeria on Sunday afternoon. Former Real Betis and Nigerian international, Findi George, kicked off it's stint as a coach on the local scene on a good note as he led the 'Peoples Elephant' to a win in Senegal against, Diambars FC.
Enyimba FC produced a stunning performance at home to beat visiting Diambars FC of Senegal in the second round of the CAF Confederation Cup. The People's Elephants had won 1-0 away from home courtesy of Cyril Olisema's penalty and were set for an epic encounter in Aba Tosin Omoyele opened the gate of goals when he got Victor Mbaoma's fine pass and slot past Malick in the second minute for Enyimba's first goal of the evening.
Two times African Champions and Nigeria's representative on the continent, Enyimba Int'l, will start off its Campaign in the CAF Confederation Cup tomorrow as they trade tackles with Senegalese side, Diambars FC. The people's elephant were exempted from the competition preliminary stages owing to their good run of form last term in the competition.
Enyimba failed to get the needed result in their penultimate game in the Caf Confederation Cup group phase on Thursday night.The People's Elephant needed to avoid defeat in Benghazi to boost their chances of progressing from the group stage but they failed to get that and they are now in a precarious situation.
Enyimba Football Club have failed the simple test of getting a decent result in Egypt in order to keep alive their chance of progressing in the CAF Confederation Cup.The People's Elephant despite scoring a goal in the first minute were pummeled 4-1 by Egyptian side Pyramids in the first leg of their quarter final tie on Sunday at the Air Defence Stadium, Cairo.
The days when Aba was a fortress for Enyimba appears to be over. In those good old days, teams come trembling to Aba but that is no longer the case as the Peoples Elephant are now like a shadow of their previous self. On Sunday in the second leg of their quarter final Caf Confederation Cup tie, Enyimba could only force their opponents from Egypt to a 1-1 draw.
Enyimba FC have been drawn with Pyramids FC of Egypt in the quarterfinals of the CAF Confederation Cup.The draw was done on Friday afternoon, two days after the group stages were completed The Nigerian giants played against North African teams; ES Setif of Algeria and Ahly Benghazi of Libya in the group stages and will face another North African side Enyimba qualified from a tough group with 9 points, all from home victories and they finished as group winners, after a dramatic late winner against Orlando Pirates of South Africa on Wednesday.
Cyril Olisema expressed his relief after his late goal gave Enyimba a 1-0 victory over Orlando Pirates in their CAF Confederation Cup game, saying: "The ball did not want to go in."Enyimba dominated possession almost from start to finish, but Orlando Pirates Wayne Sandilands was in fine form, twice denying Orok Gabriel, while Tosin Omoyele and Anayo Iwuala also went close.
Enyimba are at the risk of being eliminated from the CAF Confederation Cup ahead of Wednesday night’s must-win clash against table-toppers, Orlando Pirates.Having failed to do the needful in the away tie in Benghazi, the Peoples Elephant are left with no other option other than beating Pirates if they are to stand any chance of continuing in the second-tier continental club tournament.
Enyimba striker, Tosin Omoleye, has vowed that the People's Elephant will beat their Egyptian opponent Pyramids, 3 nil in Aba, to overturn the 3-goal deficit incurred after they lost 4-1 to the Pyramids in the first-leg quarter-final encounter in Egypt.The second leg encounter of the CAF Confederation Cup quarter-final match will be played in Aba on Sunday.
Big Brother Naija Star, Ozo, was the CAF Coordinator as Enyimba beat Orlando Pirates in the team's last group game of the CAF Confederation Cup in Aba.Ozo who is an analyst with Brila FM was on ground early before the game and made sure things went well Cyril Olisema's 95th minute winner was enough for Enyimba to move from the bottom of the table to the top of the table.
Cyril Olisema's 95th minute winner has sent Enyimba to the quarterfinal of the CAF Confederations Cup in a game which stretched late into the night Orlando Pirates started the game well and took the game to Enyimba with quick counter attacking football as they sought an early goal.Enyimba soon found their strength and pressed for a goal Enyimba's first chance fell to Cyril Olisema who connected a fine cross from Stanley Okorom but he nodded wide with just the goalkeeper to beat.
Enyimba Football Club are in a celebration mood after pulling through to the Caf Confederation Cup quarter-final in a dramatic fashion.Enyimba secured a late 1-0 win over Orlando Pirates on Wednesday night to progress in the competition.The People’s Elephant were looking destined for elimination from the second-tier African club competition before Cyril Olisema rescued the situation with a last-gasp effort which proved adequate for the Nigeria flag bearers to pull through.
Enyimba FC of Aba have crashed out of the CAF Confederation Cup following a 1-1 draw with Pyramids of Egypt in Aba.Enyimba lost the first leg 4-1 in Egypt and needed to score three goals without conceding. Enyimba knew they had a mountain to climb and they started the attack early on in the game in search of goals.
The CAF Confederation Cup current game-week is surely going to be a roller-coaster of fixtures, as JS Kabiyle take on CS Xfaxien while Pyramids are set to visit Aba to face Enyimba. While the Kabiyle-Sfaxien game will be a well-fought tie between two very experienced sides, the other one might be seen as a deal rubber.
Super Eagles B forward, Tosin Omoyele has backed his team, Enyimba International for a win as they face Egyptian League top side, Pyramids FC in the quarterfinals of the CAF Confederation Cup.The People’s Elephant and Pyramids will lock horns at the the 30 June Stadium as they wrestle for the maximum three points in the first leg of the knockout phase of the second tier CAF competition which will kick off by 5pm later this evening.
Every player possesses the potential to turn the tide.In soccer, a single play is often the difference in a match.When Pyramids and Enyimba face off in the CAF Confederation Cup Quarter-Final first leg game, these are the six players to watch at the 30 June Air Defence Stadium on Sunday.
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The Authentic Nigeria Football and Allied Sports Supporters Club, ANFASSC has praised the "Never Say Die" spirit of Enyimba football club, and has congratulated the People's Elephant on reaching the next round of the CAF Confederation Cup.Needing a victory against South African opponents, Orlando Pirates, to advance, when it looked like all hope were lost, the Nigerian representatives struck late through Cyril Olisema.
Super Eagles and Enyimba winger, Anayo Iwuala has declared that the team is poised to get the three needed goals on Sunday, in order to beat Pyramids of Egypt in the second leg of their CAF Confederation Cup quarterfinal fixture in Aba. Anayo said this while speaking to Enyimba media.