Enyimba grab top spot in CAF Confed Cup Group A

Enyimba FC now top Group A in CAF Confed Cup

Agency Report

Enyimba International Football Club of Aba on Sunday rallied back from a goal down to beat Tunisian clubside ES Setif 2-1 in a CAF Confederation Cup Match Day 3 encounter.

The visitors were on the front foot at the start of the game at the Enyimba International Stadium in Aba.

The Algerian side took the lead through Monsef Bakrar in the 13th minute after he was set up by Ahmed Kendouci.

The Peoples’ Elephant, however, missed a chance to draw level four minutes later with skipper Austin Oladapo missing a penalty.

But Oladapo made amends with a left-footed finish from long range five minutes before the break.

Tosin Omoyele then scored the winning goal for Enyimba on the hour mark, following a superb pass from Anayo Iwuala.

The result saw Fatai Osho’s side shoot to the top of the Group A table with six points from three games.

ES Setif on the other hand remain rooted to the bottom of the log with one point.

South African side Orlando Pirates are second on the table with five points after playing a goalless draw with Libya’s Al-Ahli Benghazi.

Al-Ahli are third in the group with four points.