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Rivers United land in Tricky Group for CAF Confederation Cup

In a thrilling draw ceremony held today, October 6, 2023, in Johannesburg, South Africa, Rivers United found themselves facing a tricky challenge in Group C of the 2023/24 CAF Confederation Cup.Rivers United land in Tricky Group for CAF Confederation Cup

This Nigerian Premier League side earned their place in this prestigious competition after a convincing 2-0 aggregate victory over Etoile Filante de Quagadougou.

The electrifying draw ceremony unfolded at the Supersport TV studios in South Africa’s capital, and the former NPFL champions were placed in Group C, alongside some titans of African football.

They’ll be clashing with Tunisian giants Club Africain, as well as newcomers Dreams FC from Ghana and Academica do Lobito, Angola’s own debutants.

With the draw now set in stone, Rivers United will need to bring their A-game to compete with these formidable opponents.

The stakes are high, as only the top two teams from each group will advance to the quarter-final stage, making every match a pivotal showdown.

The group phase of the CAF Confederation Cup is slated to commence on Sunday, November 26, 2023, and the football fervor will continue until March 3, 2024. It’s a journey that promises excitement, passion, and fierce competition.

Rivers United’s performance in Group C will undoubtedly be a highlight to watch as they join other teams to battle for continental glory.


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