New Eduabiase record slim win over Diables Noirs in Confed Cup qualifier
New Edubiase United beat Congolese side Diables Noirs 1-0 on Sunday at the Accra Sports Stadium in the CAF Confederation Cup preliminary round qualifier.
Former FC Sheriff Tiraspol forward Alhassan Nuhu headed home the game’s solitary goal in the 10th minute.
Edubiase, making their debut appearance in continental action paraded a strong side that featured former Ghana youth international Nasir Lamine, former Kotoko forward Stephen Manu and Asiedu Attobrah.
The Bekwai-based side expressed total dominance from defence to attack from the start and their persistence in front of goal was rewarded.
Skipper Asiedu Attobrah weighted in a cross from the right forNuhu to connect home with a well placed header.
After the opener, Anthony Commey’s men took the game to their opponents in search of more goals but they failed.
Striker Stephen Manu had four clear chances but his profligacy was beyond measure.
His horrible afternoon was summed up when he was replaced in the 54th minute.
Edubiase huffed and puffed to add at least a goal but he appeared somehow solidified at the back.