CAF Confederation Cup: Etoile Filante fans hail team despite defeat against Rivers United


Supporters of Etoile Filante of Burkina Faso have commended the players for their bravery despite the team’s ouster from the CAF Confederation Cup.

The Burkinabes lost 2-0 to Rivers United in the second leg of the second qualifying round at the Adokiye Amiesimaka Stadium, Port Harcourt on Sunday. 

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Alex Oyowah’s brace was enough to secure a spot for the former Nigeria Premier Football League champions in the group stage of the competition.

The supporters expressed their feeling on the team’s performance on the club’s comment section on their X handle.

A top fan of the Burkina Faso-based club, Micheal Ouedraogo, opined that defeat equals to a victory.

Ange Ciriac Marcelo Ouedraogo wrote, “We were eliminated by Burkina Faso before we left, it’s hurts and a big victory for us in defeat.”

Kiswendsida Roland Kyelem: “Strength and courage to you all above all welcome back.”

Abdou Tiendrebeogo: “Goodluck and congratulations.”


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