Es Setif suffered their third CAF confederation cup defeat of the campaign, losing 2-1 to Enyimba despite scoring first on Sunday.
Eyimba were outfought for 45 minutes at their Enyimba International Stadium before an impressive second-half display handed them all points at the expense of their Algerian foes.
Buoyed by their 1-0 triumph over Dakkada FC in their last outing in the Nigeria Professional Football League, Eyimba started the match on a bright note by keeping Nabil Kouki’s men in their own half.
Nevertheless, it was the Algerians who opened the scoring after 13 minutes through Monsef Bakrar.
Five minutes later, the Nigerians were provided with a big chance to level matters when they were awarded a penalty
Later, Enyimba levelled matters through Oladapo, who made amends for his earlier penalty miss.
Enyimba now stay atop group a with six points from three matches, while Es Setif occupy the base of group a with just one point. Eyimba are guests of the Algerians in the reverse fixture billed for April 11.