A second half goal from Tosin Omoyele gave victory to Osun United over Nigeria Professional Premier League side, Sunshine Stars of Akure, in Osogbo on Wednesday.
Omoyele scored the only goal of the tie in 66th minute.
In a post match interview, Osun United coach, Bayo Adesina, said his wards gave it all and deserved to win the game.
Adesina said: “Sunshine Stars are a good side but Osun United looks better and deserves to win.
“We played against a more formidable side, more experienced but our halftime pep talk helped a lot.”
Adesina is confident with fair officiating like what Sunshine Stars enjoyed in the first leg, his charges as all it takes to win the second leg in Ijebu Ode on Saturday.
He said: “We’ve a formidable team capable of defeating any team home or away. We have all it takes to win Sunshine Stars in Ijebu Ode. We won’t relent in our efforts, until we get to the desired destination in the Aiteo Cup.”
Sunshine Stars gaffer, Duke Udi, did not show up for the post-match conference after his side’s loss as against the tradition of the tournament.