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CAF Confed Cup: Enyimba lands in semi finals

CAF Confed Cup: Enyimba lands in semi finals

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Bunmi Ogunyale

Nigeria’s representative, Enyimba FC has qualified for the semi finals of this year’s CAF Confederation Cup courtesy their 5-1 trouncing of Rayon Sports in Aba on Sunday.

Stanley Dimgba opened the floodgate of goals after 12 minutes from kick off. The forward lashed on a shot beyond the goalkeeper.

Rayon Sport however drew level in the 25th minute through striker Caleb Bimenyimana, who profited from poor defending by Enyimba.

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Defender Ikouwem Utin restored the lead of the home team four minutes later when he exploited a mistake by the opposing defence and his shot was helped home by a deflection.

Striker Sunday Adetunji made the game safe for Enyimba with a third goal in the 48th minute when he fired home from inside the box off a great assist by Dimgba.

Joseph Osadiaye made it 4-1 when his free kick from the edge of the box took a deflection to beat the goalkeeper.

Rayon Sports goalkeeper failed to hold Osadiaye’s free kick and from the rebound defender Isiaka Oladuntoye headed home in the 80th minute as the seven-time Nigeria champions earned a bigger home win before an appreciative crowd.

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