Enyimba have qualified for the last eight of the CAF Confederation Cup after they defeated FC San Pedro of Cote d’Ivoire 5-2 in Abidjan today.
The Nigerian club thus finished second behind Morocco’s Hassania Agadir in Group D with 10 points.
Closest group rivals Paradou AC from Algeria finished third on eight points after they upset group winners Hassania Agadir 3-0 in Morocco.
In Abidjan, Enyimba were fast off the blocks as early as the second minute, when Abdulraham Bashir opened scoring.
Victor Mbaoma made it 2-0 a minute later, before the home team pulled a goal back on six minutes.
Austin Oladapo restored his team’s two-goal cushion in the 25th minute.
However, San Pedro fought back to pull a goal back just before half time.
Enyimba then made the tie safe in the second half with goals from Mbaoma and Stanley Dimgba.