Enyimba of Aba on Saturday left the shores of Nigeria for Congo republic, ahead of their second match in the group stage of this year’s CAF Confederations Cup against CARA Brazzaville.
The Peoples Elephant were all happy and joyous, as they travelled out for their second Group C clash against the Congolese side CARA.
The two-time African champions will look to follow up an impressive opening victory against Djoliba of Mali with another win, and so consolidate top spot in the group.
On the other hand, CARA Brazzaville will seek their first points of the group stage, after they lost their opener to Ivoirian side AC Williamsville on Matchday 1.
Heading into Wednesday’s game, Enyimba chairman, Chief Felix Anyansi-Agwu said their early departure is due to the game’s timing, which is scheduled to kick off at 2pm on May 16.
Anyansi said the objective is a win and charged the players to give proper account of themselves, in order to justify the club management’s huge expenses to ensure their comfort.
“Going and spending one extra day will actually be more expensive for us. But we have to, so as to allow for adequate rest and preparation before the day of the game. We are leaving no stone unturned,” Anyansi-Agwu stated.