Pyramids FC have gotten off on the right foot in the CAF Confederations Cup group-stages with an away victory at Enugu Rangers.

The Egyptian club is placed in group A alongside compatriots Al Masry, Mauritania’s FC Nouadhibou, Enugu Rangers of Nigeria.

Things didn’t start well for Pyramids at the Enugu Rangers Stadium as after 28 minutes only, Ibrahim Olawoyin fired the hosts into the lead.

However, in the dying minutes of the first-half Enugu’s defender Emmanuel Temitope Olusesi received marching orders after receiving two yellow cards, which changed the game completely.

Ten-men Enugu couldn’t hold on to their lead as nine minutes into the second-half, Mohamed Farouk managed to equalise the scoreline from the spot.

Pyramids kept pushing for their second of the game and they managed to get it through Tunisian winger Amor Layouni in the 83rd minute.

Islam Eissa killed off the tie four minutes later after another penalty kick was awarded to Pyramids FC, to end the game 3-1.


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