The Pride of Benue’s ambition of reaching the quarter-final got a major boost when they recorded a 2-1 victory over Mamelodi Sundowns in the first group stage.
Should Solomon Ogbeide’s side triumph at the Stade Felix Houphouet-Boigny, Abidjan, it will become their first away win of the competition after failed attempts against UMS de Loum and Gor Mahia.
ASEC Mimosas vs Lobi Stars - What will be the outcome?— Goal Nigeria (@GoalcomNigeria) January 18, 2019
Of the votes in a Goal Twitter Poll, 51 percent backed Lobi Stars to get an away victory in Abidjan.
For the Cote d’Ivoire topflight side that crumbled 5-2 in the opening Group fixture to Wydad Casablanca, they are rated as underdogs after getting 23 percent.
26 percent of the voters feel that feel that the cracker will end on a no winner, no vanquished note.