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Confed Cup: Wolves To Face Leopards Without Salami

Oladipo Okubanjo

Forward, Gbolahan Salami, will be missing in action when Nigeria’s representatives, Warri Wolves, play away to Athletic Club Leopards in Sunday’s CAF Confederation Cup third round first leg match. Salami, a Nigeria international, is on card suspension while two additions were made in former Sunshine Stars strongman, Solomon Kwambe and Okiemute Odah.

A Warri Wolves official, Moses   Etu, said the side will feature almost the same players as the clash against Congolese giants, FC MK Etancheite.

“We are set for the crucial match playoff clash at AC Leopards on Sunday in Dolisie,” said Etu. “We are going with almost the same set of players except striker Salami Gbolahan who has two yellow cards. “The only addition to the squad that featured against FC MK Etancheite are Solomon Kwambe and Okiemute Odah.

“We are going in time to get used to the environment as we know the match will not be an easy one.”

Enroute to the playoff stage the nation’s representatives, Warri Wolves edged DR Congo side MK Etancheite while AC Leopards overcame the Egyptian side, Smouha SC. Aggregate winners of the two-legged clash will head Group B in the mini stage challenge of the Confederation Cup.. Wolves, it was learnt, will head to Congo Brazzaville tomorrow for the first leg clash against Athletic Club Leopards.

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