Enyimba pip San Pedro, Rangers lose in Egypt


It was mixed fortunes for the Nigerian clubs campaigning in the CAF Confederation Cup on Sunday as Enyimba registered a slim win while Enugu Rangers, the country’s other flag bearers, were thrashed in Egypt.

In the game played in Aba, substitute Martins Usule scored the solitary goal as Enyimba battled to a lone goal victory against Ivorian club, San Pedro.

The Peoples Elephant had started out on a disappointing note in their group opener; losing 2-0 to Hassania Agadir, thanks to first-half goals from Karim El Berkaoui and Malick Cisse.

However, Usman Abd’Allah’s men ensured they got their first victory in the group stage as they mustered a 1-0 win over their West African neighbours on Sunday at the Enyimba International Stadium.

While it was still a barren affair at the end of…



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