Enyimba International Football Club of Aba was defeated 2-0 by Moroccan side, Hassania Agadir in their CAF Confederation Cup Group D opening clash at the Stade Al Inbiaâte.
Karim El Berkaoui opened scoring for the home team in the 14th minute, while Senegalese forward Malick Cisse added the second five minutes later.
Enyimba battled hard to get back into the game but were unable to breach the hosts’ defence.
In the other Group D game, San Pedro of Cote d’ lvoire were held to a 0-0 at home by Algerian club, Paradou A.C.
The Aba-based club side will host San Pedro at the Enyimba International Stadium on Dec. 8 in a Matchday two encounter.
Rangers International FC of Enugu also lost 1-3 at home to Pyramid FC of Egypt
Despite taking the lead through Ibrahim Olawoyin in the 29th minute, Pyramid FC drew level on 55 minutes from the penalty spot through Mohamed Farouk after Isiaka Oladuntoye handled the ball inside the box.
The Egyptian cup holders would later score two late goals to secure the victory after Rangers were reduced to 10-men