CAF Competition: Plateau United, MFM FC Booted Out Of CAF Champions League

By Akinwale Kasali The hope of the nation having a flag bearer at this year CAF Champions League has been dashed. Plateau United, the nation’s domestic league champion, yesterday, crashed out of the CAF Champions League despite beating Etoile du Sahel of Tunisia 1-0 in Kano. The Tunisians went through 4-3 on aggregate having won the first game in Sousse 4-2.  The country’s other representatives in the competition MFM of Lagos crashed out of the competition on Saturday after losing 6-0 to Algerian side MC Alger in Algiers. They lost…

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CAF Competition: Enyimba, MFM Record Wins, Akwa United, Plateau Lose

Enyimba on Wednesday in Cotonou won their first leg match in a CAF Confederation Cup first round fixture by beating Energie of  Benin Republic  2-0, the News Agency of Nigeria reports. Two goals very early in the game gave the former African champions a valuable result which will serve them in good stead in the second leg match on March 18. The Aba side who drew bye in the preliminary round owing to their record on the continent took the lead through an own goal by Aime Santou after three…

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CAF Tournaments: Nigeria Club Sides Progress

For years now, Nigerian clubs hoisting the nations flag at CAF Continental competitions has never had it so smooth. For the four clubs representing the nation to have progressed into the next round of CAF competitions has not happened for a while, but Plateau United an MFM Football clubs, representing the nation at the CAF Champions League and Enyimba FC and Akwa United representing the nation at the CAF Confederation Cup has brighten the hopes of the nation, as they all scale through to the Round of 32. Plateau United…

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CAF Continental: Mixed Outing For Nigeria Club Sides

Nigerian champions Plateau United defeated Cameroon’s Eding Sport 3-0 in their CAF  Champions League   match  in Jos on Sunday while  the country’s other representatives in the competition MFM drew 1-1  with Real Bamako in Mali. However, Aiteo Cup champions Akwa United slumped to a shock 2-1 home defeat by Banjul Hawks in their CAF Confederation Cup game in Uyo on Sunday. Plateau dominated the match as the Cameroonian champions struggled to find their rhythm. The Nigerians went ahead in the 19th minute through captain Golbe Elijah. The visitors fought for…

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