Wednesday’s CAF Champions League clash between Tunisia’s Etoile du Sahel and Enyimba has already been sold out.
The Tunisian Interior Ministry approved for 20,000 tickets to be sold for the match at the Olympic Stadium in Sousse and already officials said the tickets have been snapped up.
The clash between Etoile du Sahel and Enyimba in the second round return leg match this evening is scheduled for 6pm Nigerian time. Moroccan officials will be in charge of Wednesday’s match.
Enyimba won the first leg in Port Harcourt 3-0 courtesy of a hat-trick by Mfon Udoh.
The seven-time Nigeria champions who have been training under floodlights at the Agege Stadium in Lagos ahead of this fixture scheduled to fly out to Tunisia via Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
They plan to train under floodlights in Sousse Tuesday night.
The overall winners of this tie will march on to the group stage of the Champions League, while the losers drop down to the second-tier Confederation Cup.
Meanwhile, Mfon Udoh has signed a new deal that keeps him at Enyimba till February 2019.
“Mfon (Udoh) has signed a new deal with Enyimba till 2019 after his previous deal ended in February,” a top source told only AfricanFootball.com yesterday.
“All the documentations have been filed with the league.”
Enyimba is now expected to cash in big time should the striker move overseas before the expiration of this new contract.
The 24-year-old Udoh, who smashed a hat-trick against Tunisia’s Etoile du Sahel in a crunch CAF Champions League second round clash last week, is the all-time top scorer in the Nigeria league with 23 goals.
The former Akwa United star achieved this milestone two seasons ago.
He was subsequently sought after by several top African clubs including club Africain and Esperance (Tunisia) and Egypt’s Zamalek.
Last season, he came off the boil due to fitness problems, but he has been firing again in the current campaign highlighted by his treble against Etoile last Sunday.