The people’s Elephant were in South Africa, in a tie against Orlando pirates in the CAF confederations Cup.
Enyimba FC were top the group with the win against Al ahly of Lybia.
Oladapo and Victor Mbaoma goal make the difference.
The pirates had slight edge over the people’s elephant in their recent head to head meetings.
This will be the third tie between this two teams, with a victory and a draw for the Soweto side Pirates.
They defeat Enyimba at home in their first ever meeting back in 2006, and force them to a goalless draw in Nigeria.
Fatai Osho claims the team were fully prepared for this match.
“Orlando Pirates play good football and move the ball quickly too, they can play their way out in difficult situations, their speed of play is in abundance as well; it is going to be a tough task but we are very prepared for this.” – Coach Fatai Osho revealed to the media.
The club captain Austin Oladapo was present at the press conference to have his say ahead of the big match.
“The game against Ahly Benghazi was a good game for us and a morale booster, the game has built our confidence and we will love to continue our winning run. The game is a big battle because whosoever wins goes top of the group, Pirates are a good side but we are here (South Africa) for a win.” – Captain Austin Oladapo concluded.
The match is scheduled for today, 5pm Nigeria time.