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Lobi Stars To Face Gor Mahia, Defeat UMS de Loum 2-1 (agg)
By Niyi Busari
Nigeria Premier Football League representative in the CAF Champions league, Lobi Stars will face Gor Mahia of Kenya after defeating UMS de Loum of Cameroon 2-1 on aggregate, BSNSports.com.ng reports.
The Cameroonian champions had won the first leg 1-0 at home before Lobi Stars came back from the loss to win 2-0 on Wednesday in Nigeria.
Sikiru Alimi put the Nigerian representative ahead in the 12th minute from Samad Kadiri rebound. Yaya Kone double the scoreline from the spot to help his team book a place in the next round of the 2018/19 CAF Champions league.
With the win, Lobi Stars will face Gor Mahia of Kenya who defeated Nijasa Bullets on penalties after 1-1 aggregate.
Gor Mahia sailed through to the next round after winning 4-3 on penalties.
Lobi Stars will meet Kenyan champion for a place in the group stage.
The first is billed foe December 14-16 in Nairobi.