Thursday, November 10, 2022
Rivers United v. Al-Nasr
Nigerian champions Rivers United are via to the group stage of the CAF Confederation Cup following a 1-1 draw towards Libyan aspect Al Nasr within the return leg of the ultimate playoff spherical of the competitors on Wednesday evening.
Rivers United received the primary leg 5-0 in Port Harcourt final week and obtained the job performed within the second leg of the fixture after a formidable outing on the Martyrs of Beninah worldwide Stadium in Benghazi, Libya.
Al Nasr took the lead within the thirty ninth minute of the encounter to present the hosts a 1-0 halftime lead however Nwangwa Nyima equalised for Rivers United within the second because the match ended with none extra targets, sending the Nigerian aspect to the primary event on a 6-1 combination.
Rivers United could be the one Nigerian consultant on the continent when the primary event begins subsequent 12 months.
Plateau United that might have been second Nigerian consultant within the continent this season have crashed out following a disappointing 3-0 defeat by the hands of one other Libyan aspect Al Akhdar right now.
The Nigerian aspect thrashed Al Akhdar 4-1 within the first leg of the ultimate playoff fixture of the CAF Confederation Cup in Abuja final week additionally, however had been unable to defend their three targets lead in Libya this night.
Three second half targets by Anas Al Werfalli, Mohammed Al Kista and Mostafa Hamza had been sufficient to ship Al Akhdar to the group stage of the competitors because of away-goal rule.
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