Nigeria’s lone consultant at the CAF Confederation Cup, Kwara United, experienced a agonizing exit on absent aims at the arms of reigning champions RS Berkane subsequent a 3-3 mixture attract involving the sides.
Just after impressing in the initial leg when they gained 3-1 in Lagos, Kwara United ended up hopeful of masterminding a enormous upset towards their Moroccan opponents. They faced a unique Berkane side, as they experienced a 2- defeat on the night.
The visitors struggled to uncover any sort of rhythm early on, and before long found themselves a target down away from residence.
A go-cum-cross from set huge was headed across target by towering Burkinabe defender Issoufou Dayo, leaving Djibril Ouattara with the easiest job of tapping house from near variety in the 17th minute.
The property aspect continued to dominate proceedings, and Kwara United were being having difficulties to string with each other passes in the center of the park as the half came to an finish.
Berkane last but not least place the recreation to mattress soon after only 54 minutes pursuing a awful gaffe from the Harmony Boys’ goalkeeper, Adewale Adeyinka. The former Akwa United safe and sound hands rushed off his line and flapped at a corner, missing the ball totally. Charki Elbahri headed a looping work in direction of goal, and 3 Kwara United defenders unsuccessful to form out their feet on the line as the ball uncovered its way to the again of the web.
RS Berkane held on for the win, scheduling their place in the team stage of the competitiveness they received very last season. The Nigerian side, on the other hand, have noticed their continental adventures occur to an abrupt close. Like Plateau United before in the working day, Kwara United have confronted elimination on absent goals.