2018 ACCC: Nigerian Clubs On Losing Side

Swimmers in action during a competition.

The 2018 Africa Cups for Club Champions (ACCC) got underway in Abuja at the weekend with six matches being played and two of the four Nigerian clubsides losing their matches.
In the matches played at the Abuja National Stadium, Kada Queens of Nigeria drew goalless with GRA of Ghana in the first match of the day and in the women’s competition.
The Eastern Company of Egypt then whipped Nigeria’s Niger Flickers 4-0 in the male competition.
Aboutaleb Mohmoud scored from a penalty corner in the fifth minute to open scoring for the Egyptians, while Rashwan Mohamed scored a free goal to extend the lead in the 32nd minute.
Ibrahim Amr later scored from two penalty corner kicks in the 43rd and 44thminutes to complete the Minna side’s whitewashing.
Telkom of Kenya beat Ghana Police 2-1 later on in the women’s competition, for the Kenyan side to lead their category.
In the men’s competition also, the male side of GRA of Ghana drew 4-4 with El-Sharkia of Egypt. The Delta Queens of Nigeria drew 1-1 with Kenya’s USIU in the women’s competition, with Esther Billo scoring for the Nigerian side five minutes into the game from a penalty corner.
Pauline Amutebi later drew the Kenyan side level in the 20th minute.
Kada Stars of Nigeria later lost 0-1 to Exchequers of Ghana in the men’s competition, after Emmanuel Ankomah’s fourth minute free goal.
Tidesports source reports that the competition which will end on Dec. 22 continues on Sunday with six matches.
Match Day 2 on Sunday will see three matches each in the male and female categories.
Twelve clubsides are playing in the competition, with six each in the male and female categories of the competition.
Niger Flickers  and Kada Stars are representing Nigeria in the male competition, while Delta Queens and Kada Queens are representing the country in the female competition.