Reigning Nigeria Premier League champions, Enyimba International Friday in Kampala suffered a slim defeat in their opening game in this year’s CAF Champions League.
The Peoples Elephants started their Champions League campaign on a losing note as they were piped 1-0 by their hosts Vipers FC of Uganda.
William Wadri scored the match winner in the 73rd minute after coming in as second half substitute in the First Leg Preliminary Round clash
Enyimba would rue the couple of chances they fluffed in Friday’s game which was played at the Nakivubo Stadium
Captain Chinedu Udoji, Christian Pyagbara and Andrew Abalogu all had chances of their own to score for the Peoples Elephants but they could not bury the ball in the net; thus giving their opponent a slim advantage going into the second leg.
The second leg will played in Port Harcourt on February 28 as Enyimba’s original home ground; the Enyimba International Stadium in Aba is under major renovation.