As they prepare for their second leg CAF Champions League encounter against Al-Merreikh in Aba, we take a look at four players Enyimba need to be wary of from the Sudanese outfit.
If the first leg is anything to go by, it is evident that Al-Merreikh coach Didier Gomes Da Rosa is not afraid to switch things up for the occasion.
In the match at the Al-Merreikh Stadium in December, the coach veered from his possession-based game and opted to hit Enyimba on the counter attack, allowing his opponents to boss proceedings.
Enyimba suffered a disappointing 3-0 defeat to Al-Merreikh in the first round, first leg of the 2020-21 Champions League.
It was striker Saif Terry, who ensured victory for the outfit from Khartoum with his hat trick and it is the forward that Enyimba will need to keep an eye on if they are to win convincingly on Wednesday.
Ahmed Adam came close to scoring for Al-Merreikh in the first leg.
Another player that Enyimba will have to keep an eye on is Cameroon star Yazid Atouba, the former Primeiro de Agosto player who has proven to be a pivotal part of the Al-Merreikh side.
Bakri Al-Madina, the Sudanese international played for Al-Ahli SC, Al-Ahly Shendi and Al-Hilal Club in the past. His experience will be important for the Sudanese outfit.
Fatai Osho’s team must defeat Didier Gomes Da Rosa’s side by four unreplied goals in the second leg billed to stand a chance of progressing to the group phase. Failure to do that would see them demoted to the Confederation Cup.