Nigerian champions Lobi Stars on Friday fought from a goal down to humble South Africa’s Mamelodi Sundowns 2-1 in their Group A opener of the Caf Champions League played in Enugu.
Anthony Laffor netted the opener for Sundowns in the 43rd minute before a Yaya Kone effort from the spot leveled the score for the Pride of Benue.
As the second half started, Lobi turned the game around with Ebube Duru finding the back of the net to send the home fans into wild celebration.
Lobi got to the group stage of the Caf inter-club competition after beating Kenyan side Gor Mahia in a first round tie in December, 2018.
In the group’s other game, former champions Wydad Casablanca will face ASEC Mimosas.