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Lobi Stars of Makurdi go down to ASEC Mimosas in Abidjan

Lobi Stars of Makurdi were today defeated 1-0 by Asec Mimosas of Côte d'Ivoire in a CAF Champions League group game in Abidjan on Saturday evening. A controversial penalty kick awarded to the home team made the difference.

In the 36th of the encounter, Algeria referee Mustapha Ghorbal called for a penalty for ASEC Mimosas when an ASEC player was blocked by two Lobi's defenders inside Lobi 18-yard-box, a diving from the player made the referee adjudged the scenerio to be a foul on the player, and immediately called for a penalty, the penalty kick was well taken and converted by 30-year-old Ivorian Ahmed Hervé Diomande in the 38th minute of the first half.

The second half of the encounter ended goalless, both team now have 3 point each in group A.

After the entire game duration, it ASEC Mimosas of Abidjan 1-0 Lobi Stars of Makurdi.

Below is the Full Highlights of the game between ASEC Mimosas and Lobi Stars.
ASEC Mimosas 1-0 Lobi Stars FC
By Oladele Emmanuel Abiodun

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