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CACC: Enyimba Survived Hardest Game Against Orlando Pirates – Unuanel

CACC: Enyimba Survived Hardest Game Against Orlando Pirates – Unuanel

Former Kwara United coach, Samson Unuanel has congratulated Enyimba for surviving the hardest game in CAF Confederations Cup.

The Aba Elephants had to wait until the 95th minute to scored the winner that ensures the team qualify for the quarter-final of the compeition.

The win ensured Enyimba upstaged the South African side to top Group A table and advance as group winners on head-to-head advantage.

Both sides had finished on nine points each after six matches, but head-to-head calculation came in to separate both sides.

Reacting to Enyimba’s victory, Unuanel in a chat with Completesports.com said that the Aba Boys’ determination and self-belief gave them victory against Orlando Pirates.

“It was a difficult victory for Enyimba considering the time they netted the much-needed goal against Orlando Pirates of South African. I was well pleased to see them qualify to the knockout stages of the CAF Confederations Cup.

“It was a deserved victory for a team that knows how to get the victory. This will help the morale of the players ahead of the quarter-final round. Credit to the players and I hope they go all the way to the final”

By Augustine Akhilomen

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