CAF Confederation Cup: Enyimba snatch away win in Senegal

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By Victor Okoye

Enyimba Football Club of Aba on Saturday recorded a precious win away in Senegal in the 2021/2022 CAF Confederation Cup’s second preliminary round first leg match.

Cyril Olisema scored from the penalty kick spot three minutes from time to give Enyimba a precious away win over Senegal’s ASC Diambars in Thies.

The game looked on its way to a barren stalemate till the two-time African champions swept them away.

They were awarded a penalty kick after 87 minutes, and Olisema kept his nerves to give The People’s Elephants the match-winner.

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Ali Haroun shot was deflected by FAR defender Mohamed Moufid to give JS Kabylie the lead after 19 minutes.

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The return leg will take place in Tizi Ouzou on Oct. 23.