Leopards Land In Warri For Confed Cup Clash

By Sab Osuji:


A 119- contingent of AC Leopards of Congo arrived in Port Harcourt Thursday afternoon in a chartered flight, completesportsnigeria.com reports.

The delegation headed straight for Warri, venue of Saturday's CAF Confederation Cup return leg of the play-off against Nigeria's Warri Wolves.

Leopards go into this weekend's game with a 3-0 advantage after the first leg match.

Completesportsnigeria.com understands that the visitors contingent comprises 18 players, 12 officials and 89 supporters.

Winners in 2012, Leopards dropped down from the CAF Champions League to set the stage for this weekend's crucial clash with Wolves.

Moses Etu, spokesman of Warri Wolves, confirmed the team's arrival, saying they have been conveyed to Warri, venue of the match on Saturday.

Meanwhile, the new Governor of Delta State, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, has released funds to execute the match.

Dr Okowa who was only briefed on Tuesday night about the match approved the release of fund without delay and urged the team to win the match for him.

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