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Enyimba line-up in game against Niger Tornadoes in the NPFL/Photo: LMC Media

The President of Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Pinnick, has commended Nigeria’s flagbearers in the 2018 Caf Confederation Cup for defeating Rayon Sports of Rwanda 5-1 to book a semi-finals clash with Raja Casablanca.

According to the federation’s Media Aide, Ademola Olajire, Pinnick advised Enyimba to have unwavering self-belief when they confront the Moroccan side.

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The match aganst Rayon Sports, played at the Enyimba International Stadium, Aba, qualified the team for the semi-finals of the competition on a 5-1 aggregate.

“I want to commend the players and members of the technical staff for their endeavour in this competition so far.

“I watched their match against CARA Brazzaville in the group phase and I know the players and technical crew have great ambition and can go all the way to the final and do Nigeria proud by winning the cup.

“Their next opponents, Raja Casablanca, are a tough act. But Enyimba have the players and the technical team to plot victory and all they require is strong self-belief to conquer the Moroccans,” Pinnick said in statement by Olajire.

“I appeal to all Nigerian fans and football stakeholders to give the club necessary support to make us smile as they are the only Nigerian club left in continental club competition this year.”