Enyimba International of Aba trash Rayon Sports of Rwanda to qualify to Semi-Finals

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Enyimba International of Aba are through to the semifinal of the 2018 CAF Confederation Cup after they beat Rayon Sports of Rwanda 5-1 in their quarterfinal second leg fixture played on Sunday, September 23.

Veteran Stanley Dimgba gave the People’s Elephant the lead as early as the 12th minute.

The Aba side pressed their opponents but Bonfilscaleb Bimenyimana equalized for Rayon Sports in the 25th minute.

Flying Eagles captain Ikouwem Utin scored in the 29th minute to put the People’s Elephant back in control as they held on to a slender advantage until the halftime break.

At the resumption of the break, Enyimba scored again through Sunday Adetunji in the 48th minute to give themselves a two goal lead.

A two goal advantage became a three goal lead after a Joseph Osadiaye free kick was deflected past the Rayon Sports goalkeeper.

Enyimba did not relent as they scored their fifth of the game when Isiaka Oladuntoye converted after a spill from the Rayon goalkeeper

With the win, Enyimba is now through to the semi-final of the competition.

The People’s elephant had picked an away point in a goalless draw in the first leg against Rayon Sports played in Rwanda.

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