CAF Confederation Cup: Enyimba, Rivers United obtain playoff opponents


The 2 final Nigeria teams on the continent- Enyimba Global and Rivers United- now know their playoff opponents in the CAF Confederation Cup.

Within the attracts performed on Tuesday on the CAF headquarters in Cairo, Egypt, the two Nigerian teams had been pitched towards clubs from North Africa.

Whereas Enyimba shall be up towards Libyan membership, Al Ittihad, Rivers United will want to navigate a technique past Egyptian aspect Al Masry to secure it thru to the group stage of CAF’s second-tier membership competitors.

To reach this stage of the CAF Confederation Cup, two-time African champions, Enyimba, defeated Senegalese aspect Diambars 4-0 on mixture.

The Folk’s Elephant, now handled by ex-worldwide Finidi George, defeated Diambars 1-0 in Senegal forward of romping to a 3-0 win in the second leg performed final weekend in Aba.

As for Rivers United, they had been first of all competing in the Champions League however dropped down to the Confederation Cup after Sudanese aspect Al Hilal beat them to a imprint to the group stage of the continent’s flagship membership competitors.

No Nigerian group has won any of the two CAF competitions since 2004 when Enyimba won the Champions League.

The essential leg video games of these fixtures shall be performed on November 28 whereas the second leg follows on December 5.

Paunchy Fixtures

Zanaco (Zambia) – Binga (Mali)

Simba (Tanzania) – Crimson Arrows (Zambia)

TP Mazembe (DR Congo) – Marumo Gallants (South Africa)

ASEC Mimosas (Cote d’Ivoire) – GD Interclube (Angola)

Nouadhibou (Mauritania) – Coton Sport (Cameroon)

US Gendarmerie Nationale (Niger) – DC Motema Pembe (DR Congo)

AS Otoho (Congo) – Gor Mahia (Kenya)

APR (Rwanda) – RS Berkane (Morocco)

Tusker (Kenya) – CS Sfaxien (Tunisia)

Hearts of Oak (Ghana) – JS Saoura (Algeria)

Rivers United (Nigeria) – Al Masry (Egypt)

Stade Malien (Mali) – Ahly Tripoli (Libya) or Biashara United (Tanzania)

Al Ittihad (Libya) – Enyimba (Nigeria)

AS Maniema Union (DR Congo) – Pyramids (Egypt)

LPRC Oilers (Liberia) – Orlando Pirates (South Africa)

Royal Leopards (Eswatini) – JS Kabylie (Algeria)

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