Morocco's Wydad eye another win over Nigeria side Lobi Stars

Morocco's Wydad eye another win over Nigeria side Lobi Stars
Themba Zwane of Mamelodi Sundowns challenged by Brahim Nakach of Wydad during the 2019 TOTAL CAF Champions League match between Mamelodi Sundowns and Wydad at the Lucas Moripe Stadium, Atteridgeville on the 19 January 2019 ©Muzi Ntombela/BackpagePix

by Staff Reporter

Tuesday Feb 12, 2019. 13:07

Wydad Casablanca will battle with Lobi Stars in the 2018/19 CAF Champions League match on Tuesday.

Kick-off is at 21h00 CAT.

The Group A game is set to take place at the Prince Moulay Abdellah Stadium in the Moroccan city of Rabat.

The Moroccan giants secured a 1-0 win against Lobi away in their third Group A game which was played over a week ago.

As a result, Wydad are placed second on the group standings and they are only behind leaders, Mamelodi Sundowns on goal-difference.

Wydad will look to their influential defender Mohamed Nahiri, who hit the back of the net against Lobi.

Meanwhile, Lobi are seeking revenge after succumbing to a narrow defeat at home in Nigeria.

The result saw the Nigerian side remain fourth on the group standings - three points behind the leaders, Sundowns of South Africa.

Striker Yaya Kone, who was on the scoresheet against Sundowns on match-day one, will look to inspire Lobi to victory in Morocco.

Gabonese match referee Eric Otogo-Castane will be in charge of the game between Wydad and Lobi.

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