A CAF Champions League goal frenzy continued Saturday as Etoile Sahel scored seven, Zamalek six and Raja Casablanca and Mamelodi Sundowns four each as they won preliminary ties. Karim Aribi struck four for Etoile of Tunisia as they crushed Hafia of Guinea 7-1 in Mediterranean resort Sousse having trailed 2-1 after the first leg.
Nigerian champions, Enyimba will host Rehimo of Burkina Faso in an empty Aba stadium on Sunday in compliance with a directive from CAF, which ruled that the second leg of their 2019/2020 Champions League Preliminary Round fixture must be played behind closed doors, reports completesports.com.
Confederation of African Football (CAF) has appointed Beninoise referee to officiate the return leg match involving Nigeria’s Kano Pillars and Asante Kosoko in the Champions League preliminary round and a Burkinabe to handle the Confederation Cup game between Niger Tornadoes and Sabrina de Conakry on August 23/24, Completesports.com reports.
We are in the month of August. I want to pay some special tribute to three great Nigerians that have done great things for and in Nigerian sports. The first two are still alive and kicking, superlative football heroes that have their footprints on the sands of time. The third passed on several years ago.
It is nothing but the trophy this term. That is the assurance players and officials of Kano Pillars have given their supporters, who watched agonisingly last year as their darling team squandered a 3-0 lead to lose the Aiteo Cup to Enugu Rangers at the Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba.