CAF Championship: Rivers United departs for Mali

Players and officials of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) club side, Rivers United has left for Mali for a Confederation of Africa Football (CAF) Championship match.

This is contained in a statement issued in Port Harcourt on Thursday by Sammy Wejinya, Rivers United Media Officer.

The statement said that the contingent comprised of 20 players and 13 officials left Nigeria on Thursday morning for Bamako.

According to the statement, Rivers United, one of Nigeria’s representatives in the championship, will play AS Real Bamako on Feb. 10.

The statement assured Nigerians of a good outing in Mali.



Aisha JM