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Wydad AC dump Enyimba out of inaugural African Football League

Former African champions, Enyimba failed to withstand the firepower of Moroccan giants, Wydad Casablanca as they were knocked out of the maiden edition of the…

Former African champions, Enyimba failed to withstand the firepower of Moroccan giants, Wydad Casablanca as they were knocked out of the maiden edition of the Africa Football League after suffering back-to-back losses.

In the first leg of their quarter-final clash, Enyimba were beaten 1-0 at the Godswill Akpabio International stadium Uyo.

Any hope of a possible fightback in yesterday’s return fixture was dashed early as Enyimba fell behind in the 4th minute when A. El Amloud put the hosts ahead.

Two additional goals, one each from Harkass in 38th minute and Attiyat Allah two minutes from the end of the first half put the match before the visitors.

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In the other match, Tunisian giants, Espérance staged a second leg comeback to defeat TP Mazembe 3-0 to reach the semi-finals on 3-1 aggregate.

Espérance’s pressure yielded a result on the cusp of half-time when Ouahabi flicked in Houssem Teka’s corner to level the tie.

There was no stopping Espérance’s second goal as Bouguerra converted Mohamed Ali Ben Romdhane’s low cross on 76 minutes.

Tougai then headed into an empty net from Yanis Sassi’s free-kick to put the result beyond doubt on 83 minutes.

Despite boasting several previous Champions League triumphs, Mazembe could not contain wave after wave of Espérance pressure.

Following results from yesterday’s matches, Esperance of Tunisia and Wydad will rekindle their rivalry in the semi-finals of the AFL.

 

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