CAFCL: Enyimba Thrash Rahimo 5-0 In Aba, 5-1 On Agg; Book 2nd Prelim Round Spot; Pillars Crash Out


Enyimba pair of Reuben Bala and Stanley scored a brace each as Enyimba eased past Rahimo of Burkina Faso 5-0 in a CAF Champions League preliminary round return leg match on Sunday ina Aba, reports.

There was early sign of danger for the Burkinabe champions when their numerical strength was reduced nine minutes after the kick off.

Zonon Issouf who provided the lone goal that nailed Enyimba in the first leg, was flashed a straight red card by the referee for stamping his foot on Enyimba’s Ghanaian defender, Emmanuel Ampia.

Enyimba tried to make their numerical advantage count, pouring into the visitors area like locust invasion.

But still buoyed by their first leg 1-0 advantage, Rahimo defended stoutly, with virtually every yellow shirt falling behind the ball time and again with occasional counter attacks.

However, Enyimba thought they had gotten the breakthrough in the 24th minute when captain Godwin Abalogun expertly planted his left-foot shot into…

Source: Complete Sports