asec mimosas target lobi stars scalp in abidjan

07:14    18 Jan 2019

ASEC Mimosas
ASEC Mimosas will face off with Lobi Stars in the 2018/19 CAF Champions League match on Saturday.

Kick-off is at 18h00 CAT.

The Group A game is set to take place at the Stade Félix Houphouët-Boigny in Ivory Coast's biggest city, Abidjan.

The Ivorian giants succumbed to a 5-2 defeat to Moroccan side Wydad Casablanca away in their opening Group A game which was played last weekend.

As a result, Mimosas are placed fourth on the group standings - three points behind the leaders, Wydad.

The Black and Yellows will look to their star midfielder Salif Coulibaly, who hit the back of the net against the Moroccans.

Meanwhile, Lobi secured a 2-1 victory over South African champions Mamelodi Sundowns at home in their maiden Group A game which was played last weekend.

As a result, the Nigerian side is placed second on the group standings and they are only behind Wydad on goal-difference.

Striker Yaya Kone, who was on the scoresheet against Lobi, will look to inspire Ortem Boys to victory.

Algerian match referee Mustapha Ghorbal will officiate the game between Mimosas and Lobi.
 

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