Enyimba have their sights fixed on going all the way to the final of this year’s CAF Confederation Cup after a dramatic qualification to the quarterfinals Wednesday night, according to goalkeeper John Noble.
Cyriel Olisema fired a stoppage time winner for home team Enyimba to beat South Africa’s Orlando Pirates and advance to the last eight from Group A.
Goalkeeper Noble made ensured this dramatic win when he pulled off a big save moments after the winning goal.
He said ‘The People’s Elephant’ remain on course to reach the final of the competition, which no Nigerian club have yet won.
“After we dropped out of the CAF Champions League, we resolved to go all the way to the final of the Confederation Cup and we remain on course,” he revealed.
“We were determined and focused against Pirates.
“It was the best game Enyimba have played since I joined them.”
Meanwhile, the quarterfinal draw of the Confederation Cup will be staged tomorrow.
The seven other quarterfinalists are JS Kabylie (Algeria), Coton Sport (Cameroon), AC Jaraf (Senegal), CS Sfaxien (Tunisia), Raja Casablanca (Morocco) and Pyramids (Egypt).