Lobi Stars draw Wydad Casablanca in CAF Champions League group game

Lobi Stars of Makurdi held Wydad Casablanca of Morocco to a goalless draw in their fourth group game of the CAF Champions League played on Tuesday, February 12.

The Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) representatives on the continent Lobi Stars suffered a shock home defeat to Wydad Casablanca in their third group game of the competition.

ASEC Mimosas of Ivory Coast and Mamelodi Sundowns of South Africa played out a goalless draw in the other group encounter leaving Lobi Stars needing at least a point against Wydad Casablanca if they are to qualify to the knockout stages of the competition.

Wydad Casablanca dominated possession from start to finish and had triple of their opponents shots in the encounter but could not find a goal to get a three points.

Wydad Casablanca were forced to a goalless draw by Lobi Stars [CAF]

Unlike the first leg whereby a Mohamed Nahiri  penalty in the 20th minute gave Wydad Casablanca all three points, Lobi Stars put in a more disciplined collective performance in defence to earn a point in Morocco.

The result means all teams in the group can still progress to the knockout stage of the competition.

Mamelodi Sundowns and Wydad Casablanca both top the group with seven points while ASEC Mimosasand Lobi Stars have four points.

ASEC Mimosas take on Wydad Casablanca in their next group game while Mamelodi Sundowns host Lobi Stars in the fifth group game for each side.


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