Enyimba will face the winners of the 1st round tie between Rivers United and Bloemfontein Celtic in the 2nd preliminary round of the CAF Confederation Cup.
At the draws held at the CAF headquarters in Cairo yesterday, Enyimba were paired to come up against either their Nigerian counterparts or Celtic, whose tie has yet to be decided due to Covid-19 regulations.
The Nigerian Champions will be at home for the first leg on February 14, before travelling for the return fixture a week later.
Rivers United prevailed 2-0 over Celtic in the first leg in Bloemfontein, but the return fixture did not hold as scheduled as the Celtic team could not gain entry into Nigeria as a result of Covid-19 regulations.
While the uncertainty over Enyimba’s opponents lingers a little longer, The People’s Elephant have a rush of activities in the Nigerian Professional Football League with eight fixtures scheduled for the next twenty-eight days.
Fatai Osho’s side host Wikki Tourists in Aba on Sunday, before travelling to Owerri for a midweek fixture against Heartland. The team will then host Kano Pillars in a choice fixture on Sunday 17th January and move to Illorin three days later to fulfill the outstanding fixture against Kwara United. Adamawa United (A), Katsina United (H), Nasarawa United (A) and Plateau United (H) are Enyimba’s other league fixtures before the first leg of the Confederation Cup tie on Valentine’s Day.