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Enyimba 1-1 Rahimo (2-1 on agg): 10-man Peoples' Elephant progress in Caf Champions League despite scare

The eight-time Nigerian champions will now face Al Merrikh in the first round of the competition after eliminating the Burkina Faso outfit
Enyimba survived a Rahimo scare to progress 2-1 on aggregate after Sunday’s 1-1 draw in the Caf Champions League preliminary round second leg match.

Captain Austin Oladapo gave Enyimba the lead on the hour mark before the visitors drew level on the night through Pape Ware with 15 minutes to go.

The Aba giants came into this encounter having recorded a 1-0 away victory in the first-leg played at Stade du 4 Aout, Ouagadougou, with Victor Mbaoma’s 75th-minute goal making the difference.

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