Enyimba have secured a spot in the last eight of the CAF Confederation Cup after beating San Pedro of Cote d’l voire 5-2 in Abidjan on Sunday at Stade Felix Houphouet-Boigny

The Nigerian Champions went into the game needing any result other than a defeat to secure a ticket to the next round, however, they went for the kill to earn all three points.

Abdulrahman Bashir opened the scoring for Enyimba in the second minute, while Victor Mbaoma added the second a minute later before Sherif Jimoh pulled a goal back for San Pedro in the sixth-minute it was still a contest at the Stade Municipal, although the hosts were playing for pride after their elimination from the competition.

They had not registered a win in the campaign and had lost two games and drawn three prior Sunday’s clash against the Nigerian club side.

Austin Oladapo restored Enyimba’s two-goal cushion in the 25th minute before Irie Zan Bi got San Pedro’s second on the stroke of half-time.

Nonetheless, Fatai Osho’s team guaranteed victory with Victor Mbaoma’s brace and Stanley Dimgba’s second half beauty.The Peoples Elephant finished second behind Morocco’s Hassania Agadir in Group D with 10 points.
Closest group rivals Paradou AC from Algeria finished third on eight points after they upset group winners Hassania Agadir 3-0 in Morocco.

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