CAF Confed Cup: Enyimba To Face Energie Of Benin Republic In Ist Round
Nigeria’s representative in the CAF Confederation Cup, Enyimba International have been pitched to face Benin Republic’s Energie FC in the first round of the ongoing competition, following the Benenoise shocking 2-1 aggregate win against Haifa of Guinea in the preliminary round.
Energie FC will square up against the two-time African champions March 6 in Benin Republic, while Enyimba will host the team at the UJ Esuene Stadium, in fortnight time in Calabar. The Peoples Elephant were drawn bye during the preliminary round.
Reacting after the fixture was confirmed Enyimba immediately revealed via its official twitter handle. “We will square up against Energie of Benin Republic in the first round of the 2018 CAF Confederation Cup,” the statement reads.
Nigeria’s other three representative on the continent, Plateau United, Mountain of Fire and Miracles (MFM) FC and Akwa United FC will all be in action against their opponents, Eding Sport of Cameroon, Real Bamako of Mali and Banjul Hawks of Gambia in the second leg of both CAF Champions League and CAF Confederation Cup on Wednesday respectively.