CAF Confederation Cup: Bendel Insurance Embarks on Crucial Journey to Algeria

Bendel Insurance off to Algeria for CAF Confederation Cup

In a thrilling build-up to this Saturday’s CAF Confederation Cup first Preliminary Round return leg clash with Aso Chlef, Bendel Insurance is setting their sights on Algeria.Bendel Insurance jet off to Algeria for CAF Confederation Cup

The Benin-based team, often referred to as the “Benin Arsenal,” clinched a 1-0 victory in the first leg, courtesy of Imade’s decisive strike on home turf.

Imade Osarenkhoe has seamlessly carried forward his momentum from the previous season, stunning fans with the opening goal of this season in the 42nd minute.

Aptly nicknamed the “Black Bullet,” he demonstrated his dribbling skills by piercing through the opposition’s defense, securing the all-important goal.

As the trigger was pulled, more than half of the away team watched in anticipation and awe.CAF Confederation Cup: Bendel Insurance Embarks on Crucial Journey to Algeria

The relentless Adaaa Bendel side has encountered only two defeats in the entirety of 2023, setting an impressive precedent as they gear up to face Aso Chlef in Algiers.

While a narrow 1-0 lead might seem risky heading to North Africa, the hearts of countless Nigerians are brimming with hope and well wishes for the team’s success in the upcoming second leg.

Could it be why their new signing, Tamara Ezekiel urged Nigerians to pray for them??

Securing a victory, a draw, or even a 1-2 scoreline would be sufficient to propel the Nigerian FA Cup Champions to the next stage of the competition.

Adding to the team’s passion, Edo State Governor Obaseki personally bid them farewell at the airport.

His presence not only boosted the players’ confidence but also affirmed the state’s support for the team.

The squad now embarks on a journey from Benin to Lagos, where they will catch their connecting flight to Algiers.Bendel Insurance to Algeria for CAF Confederation Cup

The highly anticipated match is scheduled to kick off at 8pm in the Salem Mabrouki Stadium, situated in Rouiba, Algeria.

This impressive arena boasts a seating capacity of 12,000 and features a natural grass playing surface, promising an intense and thrilling battle on the field.

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