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CAFCC: Enyimba FC bow to Al Ahli Benghazi in seven goal thriller

Nigerian Champions Enyimba FC bowed to a 4-3 result away to Al Ahli Benghazi in a 2023/2024 CAF Champions League preliminary round first leg clash.

The game on Sunday August 20, 2023 produced seven goals with the People’s Elephants drawing first blood in Libya.

Striker Chijioke Mboama shot Enyimba FC in front before the hosts levelled in minute thirty-two.

Enyimba FC left back Imo Obot diverted a cross into his own net ten minutes later to gift Al Ahli Benghazi a 2-1 lead at the break.

The second half produced loads of action with Eze Ekwutoziam and Murphy Ndukwu cancelling Al Ahli Benghazi leads to put the score at 3-3 before a heartbreaking stoppage time winner for the hosts secured a 4-3 first leg result.

Coach Finidi George tutored Enyimba International FC will head back to Nigeria to begin preparations for the return leg in seven days in Uyo, the People’s Elephants adopted home for CAF Champions League action.

With three away goals, the 2022/2023 Nigeria Professional Football League champions stand a descent chance of overturning the deficit to advance at the expense of their long-term rivals.

Nigeria’s second representatives in the CAF Champions League Remo Stars Sports Club also suffered defeat in Ghana but have a with decent chance for a turnaround in Ikenne following a 0-1 aggregate score vs Medeama FC.

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