CAF Conf Cup: Enyimba Suffer 0-2 Defeat to Williamsville


Nigeria’s only surviving club on the continent, Enyimba International Football Club of Aba at the weekend suffered a 0-2 defeat to Williamsville Athletic Club of Cote d’ Ivoire in their CAF Confederation Cup Group C clash at the Robert Champroux Stadium in Abidjan.

Reports have it that a goal in each half from N’da Jean-Willy and Guy Serge Cdric Yameogo condemned the two time African champions their second defeat in group C.

Enyimba could only manage one shot on target in the first half as against their hosts four clear chance of scoring before the interval.

Willy scored in the 31st minute to give the hosts a one goal lead into the interval.

In the second half, Yameogo doubled Williamsville’s lead in the 77th minute of the encounter.

With this result Enyimba have condemned to third position in their group C with six points from four matches.

Their opponent, Williamsville Athletic Club, however, have moved up to the summit of the table with seven points from the same number of games following their win.

In the other group fixture, CARRA from Congo Brazzaville defeated Djoliba of Mali 1-0.

Carra Brazzaville are now second with a superior goals difference than Enyimba, while Djiloba of Mali are fourth in the standings with four points from four games.

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Enyimba, who are the only Nigeria’s representative in the 2018 CAF Confederation Cup competition will play their next match against Djiloba of Mali away on match day five on Aug. 19.

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