Nigeria’s representative in the CAF Confederation Cup, Enyimba International Football Club of Aba this afternoon defeated Paradou of Algeria by 4 goals to 1 at the Enyimba International Stadium, Aba.
Stanley Dimgba scored thrice in the must win match against the Algerians. Dimgba opened scoring for Enyimba In the 15th minute, nodding home Reuben Bala’s cross at the near post.
The former Sunshine Stars and Warri Wolves winger then set up Victor Mbaoma for Enyimba’s second of the game in the 35th minute. Dimgba added the third a minute later, as he chipped the ball into the net after he was set up by Cyril Olisema.
Enyimba got their fourth goal in the 76th minute , with Dimgba nodding home from substitute Stanley Okorom’s cross for his third of the afternoon.
Abdelhak Kadiri then pulled a goal back for the visitors a minute from time.
Morocco’s Hassania Agadir , who will face San Pedro of Cote d’l voire in the group’s other game later on Sunday occupy top spot with seven points, while Enyimba have six points.
The Peoples Elephants will host Hasania Agadir in their next game in the competition on Sunday, January 26 at the Enyimba International Stadium, Aba.