By Adeboye Amosu:
Wikki Tourists fell to a 2-0 defeat against Royal Sierra Leonean Armed Forces Football Club in the first leg of their CAF Confederation Cup preliminary round fixture at the Siaka Steven Stadium, Freetown on Sunday, Completesportsnigeria.com reports.
Alimamy Kamara scored the curtain raiser for the hosts on 20 minutes.
The Nigerians conceded the second goal late in first half.
Mohammed Babagaru’s men improved after the break but were unable to claw their way back into the game.
The Bauchi Elephants who are making their debut in the competition will now hope to overturn the deficit when they host the Sierra Leoneans at the Tafawa Balewa Stadium, Bauchi next Sunday.
Nigeria’s other representatives in the competition, FC Ifeanyiubah, beat Al- Masry of Egypt 1-0 in their clash in Nnewi also on Sunday.
Cameroonian midfielder Tamen Medrano scored the winner two minutes from time.