Bayelsa United have actually crashed out of the Caf Confederation Cup after losing 4-0 to CS Sfaxien in Saturday’s 2nd round, 2nd leg component.
The Nigerian National League side had actually won the very first leg 1-0 thanks to Victory Beniangba’s 55th-minute effort at the Yenagoa Township Stadium.
At the Stade Taieb Mhiri Stadium in Sfax, Diepreye Teibowei’s guys were pinched hit 4 as their aspirations faded into thin air.
Juventus of the Arabs took the lead in the 11th minute as Chris Kouakou capitalised on horrendous safeguarding to fire previous goalkeeper John Shaibu.
Six minutes later on, Mohamed Ben Ali doubled the benefit as the Nigerian side had a hard time to acquire ownership.
In the goal-laden very first half, Aymen Harzi made it 3 for Giovanni Solinas’s guys in the 27th minute prior to Fares Chawat finished the thrashing 5 minutes prior to the half-time break.
Although Bayelsa United installed an enhanced efficiency in the 2nd half, they were not able to get the objectives as they bowed 4-1 on aggregate.
Prior to the face-off in Tunisia, coach Teibowei had actually anticipated his group to install an enhanced revealing after missing out on many scoring chances in the reverse component.
“Actually, I will not say I’m disappointed, but it was not my expectation, because we are playing against an experienced side,” he informed the media.
“My expectation was, a minimum of, if we have the ability to win with a broad margin, returning to play them in Tunis will be a procedure.
“But now, I’m not stating that we are not going to go there and get the wanted outcome. If they can come here and play us in this manner, we can similarly go there and play them the very same method.
“For Bayelsa United, we have played home, we have won 1-0, we’ve been able to see the so-called CS Sfaxien that people thought were invincible.”
For goalkeeper Shaibu, he declared his group can take motivation from Leicester City’s Premier League heroics and claim Caf Confederation Cup magnificence.
“Football is all about time and opportunity. Nobody gave us a chance in the first place to win the Aiteo Cup, yet we achieved that by defeating a top-flight team,” he informed Goal.
“Now that we have this possibility, we are anticipating representing Nigeria well and we are not simply going to comprise the varieties of getting involved groups.
“We have actually currently begun preparations for our project and with our vibrant team, we can do a Leicester City.
“We are drawing motivation from them due to the fact that nobody provided a possibility to win the Premier League lots of seasons back.
“Whether people call us underdogs or write us off, we don’t care. Our duty is to get on to the field of play and get the job done.”