How RS Berkane dumped Bendel Insurance out of CAF Confederation Cup

How RS Berkane dumped Bendel Insurance out of CAF Confederation Cup

RS Berkane has finally dumped Nigerian Premier League side Bendel Insurance out of the CAF Confederation Cup following a narrow victory in Morocco.How RS Berkane dumped Bendel Insurance out of CAF Confederation Cup

RS Berkane secured a 1-0 victory, eliminating the NPFL side, Bendel Insurance, from the CAF Confederation Cup.

RS Berkane advanced past their Nigerian opponents in the second preliminary round with Youssef Zghoudi’s early first-half goal, breaking through an offside trap.

The Benin Arsenal side, who were without their star player Imade Osarenkhoe, couldn’t find the back of the net at the Stade Municipal de Berkane.

In the previous leg, both teams played to a 2-2 draw at Benin City’s Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium.

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As the 2022 champions of the competition, RS Berkane has now moved on to the group stage with a 3-2 aggregate score.

Bendel Insurance, the Federation Cup champions, will refocus their efforts on their NPFL campaign, which kicks off today across Nigeria.

Insurance will be battling the defending champions and the People’s Elephant, Enyimba, in midweek in what promises to be a cracker of a game in Aba

Rivers United, Nigeria’s other representative in the competition, will host Burkina Faso’s Etoile Filante at the Adokiye Amiesimaka Stadium in Port Harcourt on Sunday.

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In the first leg, the Stanley Eguma side played to a goalless draw against the Burkinabe team.

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