CAF: Plateau Utd Beat Eding Sport 3-0 In Jos, Akwa Lose To Banjul Hawks At Home As MFM Hold Real Bamako In Mali
It was mixed feelings for the three clubs representing Nigeria on the continent in the CAF Champions League and CAF Confederation Cup preliminary round respectively.
Nigerian champion Plateau United defeated Eding Sport FC of Cameroon 3-0 in their first leg clash at the New Jos Stadium on Sunday. The Kennedy Boboye tutored side opened scoring quite early in the game, Sunday Umaru Ingbede doubled the lead in the 86th minute, while Joshua Obaje completed the rout on the stroke of 90 minutes.
Elsewhere at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium in Uyo, reigning Aiteo Cup champion, Akwa United FC are walking tightrope after losing 1-2 to visiting Banjul Hawks FC of Gambia in the first leg of the CAF Confederation Cup preliminary round.
Muhammed Jallow put the visitors in front 13 minutes into the game, Lamin Charity extended the lead midway in the first half in the 35th minute. Victor Mbaoma pulled one back for the Promise Keepers in the 72nd minute.
Nigeria’s second representative in the CAF Champions League Mountain of Fire and Miracles (MFM) FC played out 1-1 away draw with AS Real Bamako at the Stade Modibo Keita, Bamako, Mali on Sunday.
Nojeem Akinyemi scored first for the Olukoya Boys in the 15th minute, while Miakib Giscard responded less than two minute by grabbing the equalizer for The Scorpions in the 17th minute.