Reigning

First leg

Lobi Stars suffered a 1-0 defeat away to UMS de Loumat the Stade Militaire in Cameroon when the two sides met in the first leg on Wednesday, November 28.

Lobi Stars

Jean Abadan scored the only goal of the game as the Cameroonian side held on for the win at home and not conceding a goal in front of their supporters.

Lobi Stars vs UMS de Loum

The second leg tie between game between Lobi Stars and UMS de Loum was shifted to the Nnamdi Azikwe Stadium as Enugu Rangers had a CAF Confederation Cup clash away with Defence Force FC in Ethiopia.

Lobi Stars

Lobi Stars needed a win with a two goal margin to guarantee their spot in the next qualification round.

The game started at a high pace and Lobi Stars searched for the opening goal early in the game.

UMS de Loum

The got the lead through Sikiru Alimi in the 14th minute but were unable to add to their lead as they took a slender lead to the halftime break.

They created several chances at the start of the second half but could not convert with the knowledge that an away goal from UMS de Loum will be difficult to recover from.

Lobi Stars

They scored the winner in the 69th minute when Yaya Kone converted a penalty and they held on for the win.