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CCL: Enyimba out to crush Etoile!

Nigerian giants Enyimba will look to complete an aggregate victory over Tunisia’s Etoile du Sahel when the teams meet for the second leg of their CAF Champions League (CCL) second round clash in Sousse on Wednesday.
The Peoples’ Elephant claimed an emphatic 3-0 home win in the teams’ first meeting in Port Harcourt earlier in the month, with Mfon Udoh scoring a superb hat-trick. The young striker has since signed a new deal with the cub which keeps him on their books until February 2019.
The establishment of such a strong advantage could lead to Enyimba resting on their laurels – something they cannot afford to do against Etoile, who just a few months ago claimed the CAF Confederation Cup title.
The Tunisians are also promising a hostile reception for the visitors, with the Olympic Stadium in Sousse a sell-out ahead of the clash, though Enyimba forward Abu Azeez believes that his side is on course to progress to the next stage of the competition.
“We must qualify to be in the group stage and therefore we are going to fight for it in Sousse. This is the Champions League, if you want to go far you must overcome small and big teams,” Azeez said.
Moroccan referee Noureddine El Jaafari will take charge of the match in Sousse. The aggregate winners will advance to the group stage of the Champions League, while the losers will ‘drop’ into the playoff rounds of the Confederation Cup.

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