Enyimba started their campaign in the group stage of the CAF Confederation Cup on a fine note following a 2-0 win against Mali’s Djoliba at the UJ Esuene Stadium, Calabar on Sunday, Completesportsnigeria.com reports.
The Peoples Elephant dominated play in the first half but were unable to find a way past the Malian defence with goalkeeper Adama Keita in fine form.
Isiaka Oladuntunye however gave the home team the lead three minutes after break with a thumping shot following a corner kick. Djoliba made a spirited effort to get back into the game but were unable to find a way past the Enyimba defence.
Enyimba were awarded a penalty 10 minutes to the end of the game when substitute Freedom Omofowan was tripped inside the box.
Another substitute, Stanley Dimgba, converted the penalty to make the points save for the Aba giants.
Paul Aigbogun’s men next game is against CARA Brazzaville of Congo on May 15.