CAFCC: Aigbogun Confident Of Enyimba Passage To Group Stage (AUDIO)

Enyimba coach Paul Aigbogun has said he is confident the People’s Elephant will advance to the group phase of this year’s CAF Confederation Cup provided his wards ‘give their 100%’ when they face South Africa champions Bidvest Wits in Calabar on Wednesday.

The 2-time CAF Champions League winners go into the second leg of their Play-off tie in the Confederation Cup against the ‘Clever Boys’, having forced Gavin Hunt’s men to a 1-1 draw in the first leg in Johannesburg, over a week ago.

In an exclusive chat with, the Flying Eagles handler also stated Enyimba’s readiness for Bidvest, admitting that the South Africans are a good side.

“We are prepared. Obviously, we want to do well and by God’s grace, to win the game and qualify,” the former Warri Wolves coach said.

“So we’ve done everything we need to do and, we are just praying to God that everything is fine tomorrow (Wednesday).

“They (Bidvest Wits) are a good team. There’s no team that is not good at this stage, you know. They are a good team, so we know that we have to give a 100% effort out there to go through.

“That’s what we are praying for and by God’s grace, we would be able to make it.

“We are certain that we will give a 100% and, if we do that, by God’s grace, we will go through.”

Enyimba are aiming to become the first Nigerian club to lift the CAF Confederation Cup since its inception in 2004.

The match comes up at the U.J. Esuene stadium in Calabar by 4pm local time, with the gates thrown wide open for fans.