The People’s Elephant of Aba, defeat Rahimo of Burkina Faso by a lone goal courtesy of Victor Mbaoma header.
Mbaoma came in as a sub for the inconsistent Tosin Omoyele, at the hour mark.
He then give Fatai Osho a sight of relief going into the second leg fixtures next week in Nigeria.
Victor Mbaoma start off with impressive performance, which will give Enyimba new signing a run for his money.
Enyimba lost to Rahimo same scoreline last season but later defeat the Burkina Faso top division league champion four goals to one.
The reverse fixtures to hold on December 6.