Plateau United captain, Elisha Golbe has described the team’s ouster from the CAF Confederation Cup as devastating following a 4-0 second-leg capitulation against USM Alger on Tuesday.
Plateau United, who are NPFL champions, won the first-leg of the tie 2-1 in Lagos, but were cut down to size in Algiers.
Two goals in each half including a brace for Oussama Darfalou on the day left Kennedy Boboye’s men sunken.
In a telephone interview with Brila.net after the game, Elisha painted a gloomy picture of the Plateau United dressing room after the game.
He said the played were gutted by the result and had hoped for a better outcome.
The Nigeria champions lost 6-1 on aggregate and have crashed out of from the CAF Champions League and Confederation Cup.