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CAF Confed Cup: Warri Wolves Win First Leg Away At Racing Club Bobo

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By Chris Nomjov

Nigeria’s representative in CAF Confederations Cup, 2015, Warri Wolves Football Club, secured a vital away win against Racing Club de Bobo-Dioulasso (RCB) of Burkina Faso in the first leg match of the preliminary round of the Cup.

Substitute Abu Azeez grabbed the lone goal of the first leg encounter; News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.

The away win mean, the Delta-based side have a foot in the next round after the attacking midfielder came off the bench to net the only goal of the keenly-contested tie.

Azeez silenced the hosts when he found enough space to prod home in the 84th minute, following a well delivered  corner kick by Ikechukwu Ibenegbu.

Azeez had added bite to the attack of the visitors after replacing Okafor Onyekachi in the 75th minute.

The Burkinabe host had been spared a few blushes, as match referee Ibrahim Mamane from Niger Republic had earlier dissallowed a goal netted by Ibenegbu.

The result ensured that Wolves made an impressive start to their 2015 CAF Confederation Cup campaign

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