Nigeria’s lone agent at the CAF Confederation Cup, Kwara United, suffered a painful exit on absent plans at the arms of reigning champions RS Berkane subsequent a 3-3 aggregate draw in between the sides.
Immediately after impressing in the first leg when they gained 3-1 in Lagos, Kwara United ended up hopeful of masterminding a large upset towards their Moroccan opponents. They faced a diverse Berkane side, as they endured a 2- defeat on the night.
The people struggled to discover any sort of rhythm early on, and soon observed on their own a intention down away from house.
A move-cum-cross from put vast was headed throughout goal by towering Burkinabe defender Issoufou Dayo, leaving Djibril Ouattara with the simplest job of tapping home from close assortment in the 17th minute.
The residence side continued to dominate proceedings, and Kwara United were struggling to string with each other passes in the middle of the park as the fifty percent came to an stop.
Berkane last but not least place the activity to mattress following only 54 minutes subsequent a terrible gaffe from the Harmony Boys’ goalkeeper, Adewale Adeyinka. The former Akwa United safe fingers rushed off his line and flapped at a corner, lacking the ball entirely. Charki Elbahri headed a looping exertion towards purpose, and three Kwara United defenders failed to kind out their ft on the line as the ball uncovered its way to the back again of the net.
RS Berkane held on for the get, reserving their area in the team stage of the competitors they received past season. The Nigerian side, on the other hand, have noticed their continental adventures come to an abrupt close. Like Plateau United before in the working day, Kwara United have confronted elimination on absent objectives.