• Tue. May 28th, 2024

Goalkeeper, Amas Obasogie saw his remarkable performance sent Bendel Insurance into the Second Round of the CAF Confederations Cup after an interesting clash against ASO Chlef. Despite a 1-0 loss in regular time, Insurance secured their spot on penalties, platinumnewsng.com is reporting.

Obasogie, the hero of the day, showcased his brilliance by making crucial saves throughout the game. Notably, he denied ASO Chlef’s penalty attempt early on, keeping Insurance’s hopes alive. A swift attack from the Algerian side led to a goal in the 41st minute, but Obasogie’s valiant efforts kept the tie level on aggregate.

In the second half, the 2023 Federation Cup champions fought fiercely to prevent another goal from the hosts. The game reached a dramatic climax as it went into a penalty shootout. Obasogie’s heroics continued as he saved one more penalty during the shootout, while a shot from the opposing team hit the crossbar, sealing Insurance’s advancement.

Obasogie’s outstanding performance saw him save a total of 10 shots during the match and crucially stop two penalties. His top-notch goalkeeping single-handedly guided Bendel Insurance to the next round.

Bendel Insurance will face 2021/2022 CAF Confederation Cup winners RSB Berkane of Morocco for a place in the group stage.

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