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Last Updated: Sunday, 12 December, 2004, 14:44 GMT
Clockwatch: Caf Champions League Final
Enyimba 2-1 Etoile Sahel (Agg: 3-3)


Enyimba 5-3 Etoile Sahel: Obinna Nwaneri makes no mistake - and Enyimba win the Champions League.

Enyimba 4-3 Etoile Sahel: Zoubeir Baya ensures Enyimba will have to kick again.

Enyimba 4-2 Etoile Sahel: Damian Udeh puts Enyimba within a kick of being Champions.

Enyimba 3-2 Etoile Sahel: Kandia Traore keeps his nerve to strike back for the Tunisians.

Enyimba 3-1 Etoile Sahel: Joetex Frimpong puts Enyimba further ahead.

Enyimba 2-1 Etoile Sahel: Sabeur Ben Frej's shot is saved; Enyimba are in front.

Enyimba 2-1 Etoile Sahel: Musa Aliyu puts Enyimba back in front.

Enyimba 1-1 Etoile Sahel: Mohamed Miladi hits straight back for Etoile.

Enyimba 1-0 Etoile Sahel: Jerome Ezoba scores the first penalty.

90 mins +6: FULL TIME Enyimba 2-1 Etoile (Agg: 3-3) The final whistle sounds after six minutes of extra time. Now penalties will decide Africa's top club prize.

90 mins +4: Enyimba bring on substitute goalkeeper Dele Aiyenugba for the penalty shootout, in a repeat of the change that helped them beat another Tunisian side, Esperance, on penalties in the semi-final in November,.

90 mins: Five minutes of stoppage time are to be played. If there are no more goals, the result will be decided on penalties.

89 mins: Udeh gets a header in between two defenders after a teasing cross from Tyavkase, but Ejide makes the save to deny Enyimba a late winner.

83 mins: Etoile substitute Obiakor gets a yellow card for a cynical tackle of Musa Aliyu, raising the ire of the crowd.

80 mins: Enyimba bring on striker Ekene Ezenwa, dropped after the first leg, for Nwanna as the game goes into the last 10 minutes.

75 mins: Etoile goalkeeper Ejide makes a vital reflex save with his foot as Ogunbiyi storms in unmarked at the back post to hit goalward a fine cross from Damian Udeh.

74 mins: Omolade latches onto a loose ball in the air, but his snapshot is wide of goal as Enyimba have another chance in the Etoile area.

71 mins: Enyeama makes a fine stop, dashing off his line to smother Obiakor's effort after a fine through ball from Mhadhebi.

68 mins: Hammi takes a shot at goal, but his dipping volley is wide of goal as now Etoile look the more enterprising side.

64 mins: The Ghanaian import Jopetex Frimpong comes on as the first change for Enyimba.

63 mins: GOAL Enyimba 2-1 Etoile (Agg: 3-3) Etoile are right back in contention as defender Zouaghi heads home from Baya's free kick, won when Obiakor tried to dribble his way trough the Enyimba defence - and was lucky to get a decision after Nwaneri allegedly tripped him.

60 mins: Another change for Etoile enforced by injury, as the limping Ettraoui goes off and Hakim Bargui comes on in his place.

57 mins: A chance for a third goal, as Omolade stretches at a cross from the right hand side that runs across the face of Etoile Sahel's goal, with Enyimba now turning on the pace and skill against their shell-shocked Tunisian opponents.

54 mins: Nwaneri is booked as he brings down Ettraoui. Opara, who came on half-time, has twisted his knee and cannot continue, meaning Etoile bring on another Nigerian Ogochukwu Obiakor.

53 mins: GOAL Enyimba 2-0 Etoile (Agg: 3-2) Ogunbiyi steers home with left footed shot from close range, as Etoile Sahel fail to clear a Nigerian attack. The swift shot from the Benin international leaves Ejide rooted to the ground as it crashes into the back of the net.

47 mins: Zouaghi is cautioned for a tackle on Nwanna, the second booking for the Tunisians.

46 mins: Anumnu has a chance to score within 10 seconds of the restart, after a mistake by Kais Zouaghi - but chips over the top of the bar. Etoile Sahel have brought on their Nigerian striker Emeka Opara at the start of the second half as they go in search of an equaliser.

45 mins +5: Half Time: Enyimba 1-0 Etoile Sahel (Agg:2-2)

45 mins +4: Baya is brought down on the edge of Enyimba's area, directly in front of goal - and Enyeama tips over a fine curling kick from Mhadhebi.

43 mins: GOAL Enyimba 1-0 Etoile (Agg: 2-2) Enyimba goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama takes the penalty - and send Ejide the wrong way. Enyimba now have the advantage as they have an away goal in the bank. Etoile captain Baya is cautioned for his continuing protests.

40 mins: Penalty to Enyimba for a handball, after Tunisian defender Mohamed Miladi seemingly handles as he blocks a shot at goal.

39 mins: Enyimba's Emeka Nwanna finally finds the back of the net - but was in an offside position yet again, and the crowd are disappointed.

37 mins: A free kick on the edge of the area for Enyimba, after Ahmed Hammi brings down Tyavkase in what seemed a generous decision. Ajibade Omolade drills the ball wide of goal.

33 mins: Tyavkase's shot on the edge of the area is blocked by the defence, as Etoile continue to frustrate Enyimba with their strong tackles and consistent offside trap.

30 mins: Mejdi Ettraoui, who missed the first leg, gets the first shot on target in the game - but Enyeama redeems himself with a comfortable save.

29 mins: Imed Mhadhebi shows his pace and skill as he glides through the defence, and his square cross is conceded for a corner by Enyimba captain Obinna Nwaneri. Baya's corner is missed by Enyimba goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama, but he gets a let off as the defence quickly clears.

23 mins: Tyavkase bangs a long range effort for Enyimba just wide, in the first serious threat on goal in the match.

20 mins: The first corner for Enyimba, won by David Tyavkase - and is hit tantalizingly to the far post, but as Etoile struggle to clear there is no-one on hand for Enyimba to snap up the loose ball.

18 mins: Emeka Nwanna continues to storm up the left wing, but his cross for Ogunbiyi is far too strong - and another opportunity goes a begging for the Nigerian hosts.

14 mins: A wild, speculative effort from Zoubeir Baya goes well wide after a quick counter-attack set up by the Etoile Sahel captain, and also involving Kandia Traore.

9 mins: A great through pass splits the Etoile defence, but Mouri Ogunbiyi is just offside as Enyimba seek to mount early pressure.

7 mins: Etoile Sahel goalkeeper Austin Ejide makes his first save, as he pucks a left-wing cross out of the air under pressure from Enyimba striker Ndidi Anumnu.

1 min: Enyimba kick off in Abuja - the rearranged venue after the tie was switched from Aba amidst security concerns.


Enyimba: Vincent Enyeama; Obinna Nwaneri, Musa Aliyu, Jerome Ezoba, Ajibade Omolade; Mohamed Yusuf, David Tyavkase, Mouri Ogunbiyi, Damian Udeh; Emeka Nwanna, Ndidi Anumnu.

Etoile Sahel: Austin Ejide; Omar Kalabane, Kais Zouaghi, Mohamed Miladi, Ahmed Hammi, Marouane El Bokri; Zoubier Baya, Imed Mhadhebi, Sabeur Ben Frej, Mejdi Ettraoui; Kandia Traore.

Referee: Bonaventure Codja Coffi (Benin).

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