Nigerian club in Group A of CAF Confederation Cup

Rivers United will play their first group game on the weekend of 12-14 May.

Rivers United

Rivers United progressed to the group stage of the CAF Confederation Cup after a 0-0 draw away at of Rwanda in Kigali.

Rivers, the only Nigerian club side in a continental competition this season have been placed in Group A alongside FUS Rabat of Morocco, Club Africain of Tunisia, and KCCA of Uganda.

The top two teams from each group will progress to the quarter-finals with the final set to be played over two legs in November.

Group A

FUS Rabat (Morocco)

Club Africain (Tunisia)

Rivers United (Nigeria)

KCCA (Uganda)

Group B

CS Sfaxien (Tunisia)

Platinum Stars (South Africa)

Mouloudia Alger (Algeria)

Mbabane Swallows (Swaziland)

Group C

Zesco United (Zambia)

Recreativo Libolo (Angola)

Al Hilal Obeeid (Sudan)

Smouha (Egypt)

Group D

TP Mazambe (DR Congo, holders)

SuperSport United (South Africa)

Horoya (Guinea)

CF Mounana (Gabon)


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