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CAF Confederation Cup: Plateau United put four goals past Al Akhdar SC

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 Plateau United on Wednesday in Abuja began their campaign in the 20222023 CAF Confederation Cup playoffs on a bright note beating Al Akhdar Sports Club of Libya 4 1 In the playoffs first leg match played at the Moshood Abiola National Stadium Ibrahim Mustapha opened scoring for the hosts through a powerful header after 26 minutes Ifeanyi Emmanuel doubled the tally for the Jos based clubside in the 40th minute through another header to give the hosts a two goal advantage at the end of the first half Plateau United continued from where they left off in the second half as they piled pressure of the visitors defence They got their reward in the 75th minute after a lovely pinpoint throw in from team captain Daniel Itodo which connected with the legs of substitute Albert Hilary for the third goal Al Akhdar however pulled a goal back through Ary Babel s lovely header in the 84th minute There was a late goal to come in the 90th minute after Hilary added a fourth goal for Plateau United from a simple tap in This was after a clever dribble by substitute Chimezie Izu sent Hilary through on goal in the 90th minute The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Plateau United will travel to Libya for the second leg next week Winners of the two leg tie will qualify for the group stage of the 20222023 CAF Confederation Cup NewsSourceCredit NAN
CAF Confederation Cup: Plateau United put four goals past Al Akhdar SC

Confederation Cup

Plateau United on Wednesday in Abuja began their campaign in the 20222023 CAF Confederation Cup playoffs on a bright note, beating Al Akhdar Sports Club of Libya 4-1.

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Moshood Abiola National Stadium

In the playoffs’ first leg match played at the Moshood Abiola National Stadium, Ibrahim Mustapha opened scoring for the hosts through a powerful header after 26 minutes.

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Ifeanyi Emmanuel

Ifeanyi Emmanuel doubled the tally for the Jos-based clubside in the 40th minute through another header to give the hosts a two-goal advantage at the end of the first half.

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Plateau United

Plateau United continued from where they left off in the second half as they piled pressure of the visitors’ defence.

Daniel Itodo

They got their reward in the 75th minute after a lovely pinpoint throw-in from team captain Daniel Itodo which connected with the legs of substitute Albert Hilary for the third goal.

Ary Babel

Al Akhdar however pulled a goal back through Ary Babel’s lovely header in the 84th minute.

Plateau United

There was a late goal to come in the 90th minute after Hilary added a fourth goal for Plateau United from a simple tap-in.

Chimezie Izu

This was after a clever dribble by substitute Chimezie Izu sent Hilary through on goal in the 90th minute.

News Agency

The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Plateau United will travel to Libya for the second leg next week.

CAF Confederation Cup

Winners of the two-leg tie will qualify for the group stage of the 20222023 CAF Confederation Cup.

NewsSourceCredit: NAN

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