Enyimba FC set up Clash with Al merrikh with Rahimo draw
The two times CAF champions league winners Enyimba have progressed to the next round of the CAF champions league despite being held to a 1-1 draw with Rahimo in ABA
The people’s Elephant won the first leg of the tie by a one zero scoreline
The first half started with Enyimba gaining possession of the game but created few scoring chances
The first real chance of the game fell to Sadiq who fails to convert Anayo’s low cross
The game decider and goalscorer in the first leg, Victor Mbaoma, replaced Omoyele in the 56th minute and adding attacking pressure and put the visitors on their back foot.
Captain Austin Oladapo netted what looked like the winning goal in the 60th minute from a long-range effort.
Pape Ware silenced the home team in the 75th minute as he equalized the goal with a cool long range effort
Enyimba’s Imo Obot was given a marching order in the 94th minute for a dangerous play but the Nigeria side was able to hold on and progressed to the next round with a 2-1 advantage on aggregate.
Enyimba’s next CAFCL match will be against Sudanese side, Al Mereikh in the next round of the competition after the later defeated AS Otoho of Congo 3-1 on aggregate