CAFCC: Rivers United qualify for knockout stage after dramatic comeback win over Desires FC

CAFCC: Rivers United qualify for knockout stage after dramatic comeback win over Desires FC

The NPFL aspect have been getting ready to exiting the competitors, however a final ditch effort ensured that they claimed the much-need victory 

Rivers United staged a comeback to say a 2-1 victory over Desires FC of their last group stage fixture of the CAF Confederations Cup, Soccernet.ng reviews.

Rivers United wanted a victory to scale via to the quarter-finals of the CAF Confederations Cup, however they have been confronted with a Desires FC aspect that defeated them within the first leg.

The Satisfaction of Rivers had a poor begin to the sport, as they fell behind within the fortieth minute, courtesy of a objective of Abdul Aziz Issah.

Nonetheless, they bounced again within the second half. Deputy Echeta scored equalizer for Rivers United within the 61st minute to arrange a frenetic finish to the sport. Dream FC tried completely different antics with a purpose to waste time, however Rivers United stored pushing.

They ultimately acquired the profitable objective within the tenth minute of stoppages, as Kazie Godswill benefitted from a goalmouth wrestle and struck from contained in the field to make it 2-1

90+10’ GOALLLLLL!!!

Late late late drama un Uyo! The celebrations are wild!!!

Kazie Eyinnaya completes the comeback for Rivers United and the hosts are going via to the subsequent spherical!!!

Rivers United 2-1 Desires FC #54Footballx #CAFCC pic.twitter.com/8WcPkODLvK

— Official54fx (@54footballx) March 3, 2024

The victory ensured that Rivers United completed second of their group, behind Desires FC, who’ve a greater objective distinction. They’ll know their opponents for the subsequent spherical when the attracts are made.

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