CAF Champions League: More woes for Nigeria as Rangers crash out

Posted on Mar 19 2017 - 10:33pm by admin

by means of Monica Iheakam

It was once extra woes for Nigeria the day past, as her ultimate representative within the CAF Champions League, Rangers global of Enugu  crashed out regardless of their face saving 2-1 win over travelling Zamalek of Egypt in Enugu.

This misfortune is coming barely 24 hours after Rivers United had been bundled out of the identical competitors by using Al- Merreikh  of Sudan.

The Nigeria professional football League champions had been defeated four-1 within the first leg closing week on the armed forces Stadium, Cairo, as a result crashing out 5-three on aggregate.

The Flying Antelopes who needed a three-goal margin to progress left industry until late within the first half of to document their first goal through Tope Olusesi within the 45th minute . Basan Morsi then again restored parity for the Egyptians in the 71st minute and Godwin Aguda then made it 2-1 for  Rangers with most effective two minutes left of play.

The Nigeria professional football League (NPFL) defending champions,  and their runners-up Rivers United of Port Harcourt, will now drop to the play-offs of the CAF Confederation Cup the place they will hope to reach the group stage of the 2d-tier CAF membership competitors.

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