By Adeboye Amosu:
Enyimba have been knocked out of the CAF Confederation Cup following a 2-1 defeat to Morocco’s Raja Casablanca in the second leg of their semi-final fixture at the Complexe Sportif Mohamed V, Casablanca Monday night, reports Completesportsnigeria.com.
The Peoples Elephant lost out of the competition 3-1 on aggregate after going down to a 1-0 defeat in the first leg in Aba.
Zakaria Hadraf opened scoring for the hosts in the 45th minute of the encounter capitalising on poor defending by the Enyimba defence.
Isiaka Oladuntoye conceded an own goal two minutes from time to compound his side’s woes.
Substitute Abdulrahman Bashir however pulled a goal back for the visitors a minute later.
It is the first time Raja Casablanca will be playing in the final of the CAF Confederation Cup and their first final in CAF competitions since 2003.
The Green Eagles will face AS Vita Club of Congo in the final. The Kinshasa side defeated Egyptian side Al-Masry 4-0 on aggregate in the other semi-final fixture.
The first leg will come up on November 25 in Casablanca with the return fixture billed for Stade des Martyrs, Kinshasa on December 2nd.