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Enyimba tackles Smouha in Alexandria

Posted: Apr 5, 2015 at 6:26 am   /   by   /   comments (0)

By Uzor Odigbo Snr. Correspondent, Lagos

Nigeria’s Champions League representatives, Enyimba FC will departed the country on Friday for their return leg clash with Smouha FC of Egypt is scheduled for Sunday.

A letter from the Egyptian Football Association (EFA) informed the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) that the match will be played at the Alexandria Stadium in Egypt’s second city, starting from 5pm Egyptian time.

Enyimba won the first leg in Aba by a lone goal. Meanwhile, the country’s only club in the CAF Confederation Cup, Warri Wolves also traveled on Friday, to play Dedebit of Ethiopia on Sunday. The Warri-based side won the first leg 2-0. Comments

However Nigeria’s flagbearers in continental competition return to action this weekend, with elite division champions Kano Pillars staring down the barrel of a huge task at the Sani Abacha Stadium this weekend. They host Moroccan side, Moghreb Athletic Tetouane with a whole four goals deficit from the first leg at the Stade Saniat Rmel on March 21. Chairman of the Pillars’ Champions League Campaign Committee, Alhaji Ibrahim Galadima has expressed confidence that the Nigerian champions will overcome the huge setback and sail into the next round. Nigeria’s other CAF