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Pillars host Tetounane on Saturday, as Enyimba, Wolves play on Sunday

Nigeria's midfielder John Obi Mikel (L) defends against Sudan's Muhannad El Tahir (C) during the 2015 African Cup of Nations qualifying football match in Khartoum on October 11, 2014. Sudan defeated Nigeria 1-0. AFP PHOTO/EBRAHIM HAMID

The return leg of CAF Champions League between Kano Pillars and Moroccan side Tetounanes FC is scheduled for April 4 at Sanni Abacha Stadium, Kano. This was contained in a press statement by the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF).  Pillars lost to Tetouane 4-0 in Morocco in the first leg played on March 21 at the Stade Saiat Emel.

The statement said that the management of Pillars expressed confidence of upturning the four goals deficit. According to the statement, Nigeria’s other CAF Champions League representatives; Enyimba FC of Aba will depart the country on April 3 for their return leg clash with Smouha FC of Egypt.

The match is scheduled March 5. NFA stated that in a letter from the Egyptian Football Association said that the match would kick-off by 5 pm local time. The match would be played at the Alexandria Stadium in Cairo. Enyimba won the first leg in Aba 1-0.

The statement also said that Warri Wolves would travel on Friday, to play Dedebit of Ethiopia for April 5 encounter. The Warri-based side won the first leg 2-0.


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