The 23-year-old is one of two Buccaneers currently in the West African country for the continental showpiece alongside striker Gabadinho Mhango, who has already chipped in with two goals for Malawi.
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KickOff.com previously revealed the Buccaneers were close to securing the new addition to their squad which has now been confirmed.
The defender is widely regarded as one of the finest defenders from the Nigerian Professional Football League.
Both sides now have all to play for in the second leg scheduled for next Sunday in Casablanca.
The draws are expected to be made on Friday
The win ensured Enyimba upstaged the South African side at the top of Group A table to advance as group winners on head-to-head advantage
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the visitors were on the front foot at the start of the game at the Enyimba International Stadium in Aba
The draw took place on Monday, a day after the last 15 teams for the 16 places in the group stage emerged.
Tickets to Saturday’s African Nations Cup showdown between Bafana Bafana and Nigeria at FNB Stadium have been moving at a snail’s pace and only 7,300 had been sold by Tuesday afternoon.
The Citizens are scheduled to take on Orlando Pirates at the Orlando Stadium on Tuesday night, followed by a home match with Polokwane City on Friday evening
A source close to the Buccaneers has confirmed to the Siya crew that Daniel has received his papers to enable the completion of his registration
The 49-year-old tactician is now looking for a job after parting ways with the Nigerian Football Federation and has since set his sights on the Bucs coaching job