Cape Town - Wits were sent packing from the
CAF Confederation Cup on the away goals rule after a goalless draw against Enyimba in the second-leg of their play-off tie on Wednesday (1-1 aggregate).
The South African champions enjoyed some
early chances through veteran winger Daine Klate but were denied by some
The Clever Boys started positively and went
close when Daine Klate volleyed just over from a flick-on by Eleazar Rodgers.
Not long after, the Nigerian outfit showed great alertness as an attempt by Klate
was cleared off the line.
Nonetheless, the People's Elephant were
close to taking the advantage as Chinonso Okonkwo found a pocket of space but
failed to hit the target.
It was end-to-end stuff and Ike Ibenegbu
came close as his half-volley tested Peters and the rebound dropped to Abdulrahman
Bashir, but he fired wide.
After the interval, Bongani Khumalo's
header came close, although Fatau Dauda produced a solid save.
The action was heating up and Freedom
Omofoman may have done better as he dragged a strike wide from a fine pass from
The hosts were boosted when Edwin Gyimah
saw red for a rough foul on Austin Oladapo, with just over 20 minutes to go.
In the closing stages, Rodgers came within
inches of winning the tie for the visitors, but he was just unable to connect
with a cross from Thobani Mncwango.
At the death, Omofoman was pulled down in
the box for a penalty, but Peters produced a fine save with Anaemena hitting
the side-netting on the follow-up attempt.