ENYIMBA SNATCH DRAMATIC WIN TO QUALIFY FOR 1/4 FINALS
WHAT A NIGHT!
The peoples Elephant needed at least a point to progress to the quarter-finals but three to be sure depending on the result in the other group game between Williamsville of Ivory Coast and Djoliba.
The first half ended goalless as the Congolese side determined to spoil the Party maintained their spot on the top of the group frustrating the efforts of the Home team.
The Ivory Coast side knew that a draw away from home will secure their qualification regardless of result elsewhere and continued to deny Enyimba
The second half was lively for the homes side but they were still unable to convert any of their chances.
The game ended in a 1-0 win for Enyimba through a late goal by Wasiu Alalade in additional time ensuring the home coming party was not ruined.
The result of the game means that Enyimba finished as group winners with 12 points from six games while despite the defeat to CARA Brazzaville they progressed to the next round as runners-up with 10 points as Williamsville were held to a goalless draw in the other group fixture.