Lagos - Nigerian champions Enyimba spanked Vital ‘O of
Burundi 5-1 in a CAF Champions League second round, first leg match at the
Adokiye Amiesieamaka Stadium in Port Harcourt on Sunday.
The big win assures that the return leg in Bujumbura between
both teams at the weekend would be an easier session for the People’s Elephant,
who led 3-0 at half –time in Garden City.
Nigeria’s only remaining side in the CAF Confederation Cup,
Nasarawa United battled hard but could only earn a 1-0 win over Club Sportif
Constantinois of Algeria at the National Stadium, Abuja. Philip Azango scored
as a goalmouth scramble occurred following a corner kick with only five minutes
left on the clock.
Also read: Nasarawa United keen for goals against Algerian club
However, Nigeria’s second representatives in the Champions
League, Warri Wolves lost 1-0 at the Warri City Stadium to visiting El Merreikh
of Sudan. The Sudanese scored in the 18th minute and Wolves could not find a
way back into the game.
Former Nigeria U-17 and U-20 safe hands, Paul Danjuma saved
a point blank header after 10 minutes and the visitors, who finished a man less
after Toufik Guerabis was sent off for a second bookable offence in the 55th
minute, were denied by the woodwork five minutes before the interval.For
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