Theophilus Afelokhai Saves Enyimba International In Bamako, Mali


Enyimba International have sent host, Djoliba SC packing from the CAF Confederation Cup against the run via a dying minute penalty conceded by Djoliba SC defender, Emilie Kone and the team from Nigeria had their goalkeeper to thank for the victory.

Despite the late goal from Farouk Mohammed, Afelokhai was the easy choice for the man of the match award against the Malian on Sunday in the CAF Confederation Cup penultimate group stage game as he made numerous saves especially in the 2nd half to keep the visitors in the game until the very last minute when they snatched all three points.

Most notable were the two one on one saves in the final ten minutes of the encounter showing remarkable concentration and reflex to keep Enyimba International from falling behind in such crucial match.

The win in Bamako see Enyimba International and CARA Brazzaville sit joint top on nine points and two points ahead of Williamsville who would harbor hope of crashing the party on the final matchday.

Enyimba International would mark the final CAF Confederation Cup group stage game against top spot rivals, CARA Brazzaville with the return to their home stadium while qualification hopefuls, Williamsville would host Djoliba SC who only play for pride.


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