Sunday, May 16, 2021

Nigeria’s Enyimba to play Egypt’s Pyramids in Confederation Cup quarter-finals

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Two-time African champions Enyimba FC has been drawn against Egyptian side Pyramids in the quarter-finals of the CAF Confederation Cup.

Enyimba, who were bottom at some point, emerged Group A winners with nine points in dramatic style, following a stunning Cyril Olisema 95th minute goal, which earned them a 1-0 win against Orlando Pirates in their final group game at the Aba stadium on Wednesday.

Pyramids were second in Group D with 12 points.

Pirates, second-place side in Group A will clash with favourites Raja Casablanca.

The first leg ties of the quarter-finals come up May 16, with the reverse fixtures billed for May 23.