Caf Confederation Cup: Enyimba defeat Diambars to progress

Asia's Tech News Daily

Enyimba are through to the Caf Confederation Cup play-off round after defeating Diambars FC 3-0 in the second round, second leg encounter.

Goals from Tosin Omoyele, Victor Mbaoma and Samuel propelled the People’s Elephant past the Senegalese side at the Enyimba International Stadium, Aba.

The Nigeria Professional Football League giants had secured a 1-0 away win courtesy of Cyril Olisema’s 86th-minute penalty at the Stade Lat-Dior, Thies.

Buoyed by that result, Enyimba started the game on a bright note, and it took them less than a minute to take the lead through Omoyele.

Although the hosts dominated ball possession, they were unable to get more goals as they were wasteful in front of goals.

Nevertheless, they doubled their advantage on the half hour mark through Mbaoma who profited from the visitors’ shambolic defending.

Nothing changed in the second half as the visitors laboured in vain to assert their authority in the keenly contested encounter.

Three minutes from full time, Diambars got reduced to 10 men as Bacary Sane was given the marching orders for dangerous play.

Profiting from that numerical advantage, Finidi George’s men had time to make it three goals through Kalu in the 90th minute.

With this, Enyimba are through having won 4-0 on aggregate and will now await their next opponents in the coming days.

Following his team’s first leg triumph, coach George explained how his men scaled Diambars’ hurdles, notwithstanding their ability to play competitive matches.

“Personally, I am happy that we played this way. We knew this team [Diambars] are a very good team technically,” he told Enyimba website.

“They pass the ball very well but at the same time we kept our composure, we kept our formation and then tried to hold them so that they cannot score an easy goal.

“In the second half we still played that way trying to contain them and the tempo dropped and that helped us as well to pass the ball a little bit more in the middle and gave us that opportunity with the few changes we made.”

“We knew we cannot match them because I think they’ve started their league already, they’ve played a couple of games, really competitive games and they have that match rhythm,” he continued.

“So, we knew if we could play to our formation, not give them that space, which I think they had in the first twenty or twenty-five minutes that they dominate.

“After that, the tempo dropped a little bit and that permitted us to play our football a little bit.

“We saw that in the second half most players were tired after 60 minutes and we made some changes and brought in some fresh legs which really helped to give us that penalty.”

Internet Explorer Channel Network
Asia's Tech News Daily
News Related

OTHER NEWS

Svenskeren says he hasn't found a new team for the League 2022 season

© Provided by Dot Esports After an extensive League of Legends career, veteran jungler Svenskeren couldn’t find a roster to join for next year, he revealed on Twitter today. It ... Read more »

Apex Legends Players Escape Storm Point Using Horizon Glitch

Storm Point arrived in Apex Legends as part of the Season 11 update, and the Gravity Cannons distributed all over its have proven popular points of experimentation. Fittingly, the gravity-focused ... Read more »

When Does the Overwatch Christmas Event Start?

When does the Overwatch Christmas event start? Overwatch’s Winter Wonderland event has recurred every year since the game’s release all the way back in May 2016. The event always brings ... Read more »

Amy Childs nails winter chic in thigh high boots and fur coat

© Provided by Daily Mail MailOnline logo Amy Childs looked effortlessly stylish as she took her daughter, Polly, four, to Shrek Adventures on Saturday in London. The TOWIE star, 31, ... Read more »

Pochettino insists he 'is focused on PSG' amid Man United links

© Provided by Daily Mail MailOnline logo PSG boss Mauricio Pochettino shot down rumours linking him with a move to Manchester United but admitted they were a good reflection on ... Read more »

Eric Bailly lifts the lid on Manchester United dressing room mood after Solskjaer sacking

Eric Bailly insists Manchester United’s focus is only on rediscovering the “good feeling” of winning games after a tough few weeks. United head to Stamford Bridge on Sunday at the ... Read more »

I'm a Celebrity cancelled for weekend as Storm Arwen damages show's TV production base

© Provided by The i The celebrities taking part in the show are safe and remain in the castle, ITV said (Photo: ITV/PA Media) ITV’s I’m a Celebrity…Get Me Out ... Read more »

Aston Villa fans laud 'perfect' McGinn strike as Steven Gerrard revolution rolls over Crystal Palace

Aston Villa fans have been sent into delirium after John McGinn’s late strike secured all three points for Steven Gerrard‘s men at Crystal Palace. The Scotsman’s strike, plus a first-half ... Read more »

Carroll, Drinkwater strike in Reading win

Reading won 3-2 at Swansea as former England pair Andy Carroll and Danny Drinkwater rolled back the years with their first goals for the Royals. Carroll struck after Tom Dele-Bashiru ... Read more »

Forget Targett: Aston Villa beast who won 12 duels was Gerrard's real hero vs Palace - opinion

© Provided by Football FanCast 2021-11-27T165616Z_1311223914_UP1EHBR1B1QNY_RTRMADP_3_SOCCER-ENGLAND-CRY-AVA-REPORT Aston Villa secured their second consecutive victory under the tutelage of new manager Steven Gerrard, seeing off Crystal Palace 2-1 at Selhurst Park in ... Read more »

‘It's coming': New York governor declares state of emergency over new Omicron variant

© Mary Altaffer/AP New York governor Kathy Hochul speaks at the Chinese Benevolent Association on 10 November – Mary Altaffer/AP The state of New York has declared a new public ... Read more »

Dua Lipa, Victoria Beckham and Kourtney Kardashian target pricey Christmas gifts at fans

Celebrities will be making a right sackload this Christmas from a blizzard of expensive gifts being targeted at fans. Pop’s Dua Lipa, fashion designer Victoria Beckham and reality star Kourtney ... Read more »

ECDC: High risk of the new omicron coronavirus variant spreading in Europe

There is a “high to very high” risk that the new omicron coronavirus variant will spread in Europe, according to a risk assessment from the European Center for Disease Prevention ... Read more »

‘Christmas will not be cancelled' despite tree shortage fears, Americans told

Days after reports of shortages of Thanksgiving turkeys proved premature, the American Christmas Tree Association was moved to promise Americans that “Christmas will not be cancelled”, amid reports of looming ... Read more »

Bryan Adams treated with 'anti-thrombosis' shot after positive COVID-19 test

© Bang Showbiz Bryan Adams has anti-thrombosis shot Bryan Adams has been treated with an “anti-thrombosis” injection after testing positive for COVID-19 again. The ‘So Happy It Hurts’ singer spent ... Read more »

Jimmie Allen's 6-Week-Old Daughter Zara 'Off Oxygen, Breathing On Her Own' Amid Hospitalization

© Getty Jimmie Allen has a lot to be thankful for now that his 6-week-old daughter, Zara, is on the road to recovery. The country singer revealed on Instagram that though ... Read more »

I'm A Celeb... axed all weekend due to 'technical difficulties' caused by Storm Arwen

© Bang Showbiz I’m A Celeb… axed all weekend due to Storm Arwen ‘I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here!’ has been axed this weekend, owing to “technical difficulties” ... Read more »

Dame Helena Bonham Carter and partner Rye Dag Holmboe share North London home

© Bang Showbiz Helena Bonham Carter lives with art historian boyfriend Dame Helena Bonham Carter and her partner Rye Dag Holmboe live together and even have “his and hers” house ... Read more »

Onondaga woman and 1-year-old son found safe after having been missing since Tuesday

Sarah Jane Heltzel, 40, and her 1-year-old son Ryan Heltzel were reported missing in the Onondaga area Tuesday, Nov. 23. A missing woman and her 1-year-old son have been safely ... Read more »

1 injured in Black Friday shooting at Washington state mall

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — Inside a packed Washington state mall gunshots rang out on Black Friday, injuring one person as hundreds of other shoppers hid inside stores. Authorities said the ... Read more »

Police Association asks public to ‘stop filming and start helping' when officers are attacked

The National Police Association is calling on bystanders to step in and help if they see an officer being assaulted rather than filming on mobile phones “in the pursuit of ... Read more »

Drugs-on-cruise: No evidence barring accused's own statement, court says in bail order

A special court here has said while granting bail to an accused in the drugs-on-cruise case that there was no apparent evidence that he was a peddler and had supplied ... Read more »

One lakh Assam government employees to fan out for Covid vaccination completion campaign

One lakh Assam government employees to fan out for Covid Vaccination Completion Campaign which will be undertaken from November 29 to December 5. During this period ministers, MPs and MLAs ... Read more »

'Nowhere near good enough!' Russell Martin slams Swansea City players

Russell Martin slammed Swansea City’s lack of intensity as they were beaten 3-2 by Reading at the Swansea.com Stadium. The Swans twice conceded shortly after scoring as they suffered what ... Read more »

Jack Ross hails Kevin Nisbet and Jamie Murphy as duo end Hibs' losing streak

The duo struck twice in the final seven minutes at McDiarmid Park to turn the game around after Liam Gordon’s first-half opener for the hosts. © Jack Ross celebrates Hibs’ ... Read more »

Manchester United travelling squad vs Chelsea includes Fred

Manchester United will have Fred available to play a part against Chelsea on Sunday amid injury concerns over the Brazilian. The United squad convened at Manchester Airport on Saturday afternoon ... Read more »

Robbie Neilson provides Beni Baningime injury update after St Mirren win

The midfielder was replaced by Peter Haring in the 86th minute with a knee complaint after a long stoppage. © Hearts manager Robbie Neilson. (Photo by Ross Parker / SNS ... Read more »

Cyber Monday adjustable dumbbells deals: Dumbbells in stock & available now

The latest Cyber Monday adjustable dumbbell deals are a great way to stay fit and healthy. Ordinarily, when it comes to buying your own weights it can often be a ... Read more »

Diogo Jota sparks Liverpool's rout of Southampton with first-half double

A gust of glorious off-the-ball movement hurricaned through Southampton as Liverpool once showcased the art of their firepower in a victory to strengthen their title credentials. © Liverpool FC via ... Read more »

Diogo Jota had to withdraw from FIFA 22 tournament before scoring brace v Southampton

Diogo Jota certainly enjoyed his Saturday afternoon at Anfield. © GiveMeSport Diogo Jota in action vs Liverpool The Portuguese forward grabbed a first half brace in Liverpool‘s resounding 4-0 victory ... Read more »

Crystal Palace 1-2 Aston Villa: Gerrard continues his perfect start

© Provided by Daily Mail MailOnline logo Steven Gerrard had the edge over Patrick Vieira as a player. It has continued in Premier League management. In this first touchline tussle ... Read more »

GHCL Ltd to invest Rs 500 cr in Tamil Nadu; signs MoU with government

© Provided by Zee Business Leading chemical and textile company GHCL Ltd would invest Rs 500 crore in Tamil Nadu and a memorandum of understanding was signed with the government ... Read more »

AGP undecided on alliance with BJP for civic polls

© Provided by The Times of India GUWAHATI: The Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) is undecided on whether to go solo or tie up with the BJP for the municipal election ... Read more »

Protesters block roads in Serbia over lithium mining project

© Andrej ISAKOVIC Hundreds of environmental demonstrators block a main highway in Belgrade on Saturday Hundreds of environmental protesters blocked roads in Belgrade and other Serbian towns on Saturday, angered ... Read more »

Only 32% of pollution-related complaints resolved in Noida, Ghaziabad

© Provided by Hindustan Times Billows of smoke from a factory’s chimney at Bulandshahr Road Industrial Area in India on Saturday. (Sakib Ali/HT photo) Authorities responsible for managing the pollution ... Read more »

Jake Gyllenhaal, Lin Manuel Miranda & others pay tributes to late Broadway composer Stephen Sondheim

© Provided by Pinkvilla As Broadway’s Stephen Sondheim passed away, Hollywood celebrities paid him their heartfelt tributes. For those unversed, Sondheim passed away at the age of 91. His lawyer F. ... Read more »

India's Best Dance 2, November 27, 2021, Written Update: Neelam Kothari and Chunky Panday arrive

© Provided by Pinkvilla As the episode starts, the guest judges of the night, Neelam Kothari and Chunky Panday make their way to the stage and take their place alongside ... Read more »

Right-wing group wins Delhi Univ teachers' body polls after 24 years

© Provided by Hindustan Times NDTF last won the presidential post in 1997. (HT Archive) New Delhi: The right-wing teachers’ group, National Democratic Teachers’ Front (NDTF), won the Delhi University Teachers’ Association ... Read more »

Shahid Kapoor surprises fans by singing two songs from his upcoming 'Jersey'

© Provided by Zee News New Delhi: With ‘Jersey’ trailer breaking the internet, Shahid Kapoor’s fans are waiting to watch their favourite star back on the big screen! On Saturday, ... Read more »

Mahanadi Coalfields to set up 50-MW solar plant in Odisha

© Provided by Zee Business Mahanadi Coalfields Ltd (MCL) will set up a 50-megawatt solar power plant in Odisha’s Sambalpur district at a cost of Rs 301.92 crore as part ... Read more »
On free-english-test.com you will find lots of free English exam practice materials to help you improve your English skills: grammar, listening, reading, writing, ielts, toeic