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Gbolahan Salami out of CAF CL clash

12 May 2015, 16:49

Lagos - Warri Wolves striker, Gbolahan Salami will not be available for the side’s CAF Champions League clash at Congolese side, Athletic Club Leopards de Dolisie, Supersport reports.

The Seasiders will be the guests of AC Leopards in the Caf Confederation Cup first fixture playoff on Sunday at the 20 000-seat Stade Denis Sassou Nguesso in Dolisie.

Salami is on card suspension while two additions were made in former Sunshine Stars strongman, Solomon Kwambe and Okiemute Odah.

An official of the nation’s campaigners, Moses Etu, said the side will feature almost the same players as the clash against Congolese giants, FC MK Etancheite.

Also read: Wolves delegation to DRC confirmed

“We are set for the crucial match playoff clash at AC Leopards on Sunday in Dolisie.

“We are going with almost the same set of players except striker Salami Gbolahan who has two yellow cards.

“The only addition to the squad that featured against FC MK Etancheite are Solomon Kwambe and Okiemute Odah.

“We are going, in time, to get used to the environment as we know the match will not be an easy one,” said Etu.

Enroute to the playoff stage the nation’s representatives, Warri Wolves, edged DR Congo side MK Etancheite while AC Leopards overcame the Egyptian side, Smouha SC.

Aggregate winners of the two-legged clash will head Group B in the mini stage challenge.

Wolves will head to Congo Brazzaville on Thursday for the first leg playoff clash against Athletic Club Leopards de Dolisie.

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