CAF Confederation Cup: Rivers United Drawn In Group B
Nigeria’s Rivers United have been drawn in Group B with Côte d’Ivoire’s Asec Mimosas, Motema Pembe of DR Congo and Congo Brazzaville-based Diables Noirs in the 2022/23 CAF Confederation Cup.
The draw for the 2022-2023 CAF Confederation Cup was revealed on Monday.
The ceremony was held in Cairo, Egypt and attended by a host of guests including Angolan legend Flavio Amado, Tunisians Aymen Mathlouthi and Mejdi Traoui, Moroccan Ghizlane Chebbak. Former Zambian international Christopher Katongo who played in the tournament during his active years conducted the draw under the guidance of CAF Competitions Director Samson Adamu.
CAF Confederation Cup groups:
Group A: USMA (Algeria), Marumo Gallants (South Africa), Al Akhder (Libya), St Eloi Lupopo (DR Congo)
Group B: ASEC Mimosas (Côte d’Ivoire), Diables Noirs (Congo), Rivers United (Nigeria), DC Motema Pembe (DR Congo)
Group C: Pyramids FC (Egypt), ASKO de kara (Togo), Future FC (Egypt), ASFAR (Morocco)
Group D: TP Mazembe (DR Congo), US Monastir (Tunisia), Young Africans (Tanzania), AS Real Bamako (Mali).
The matches will be played according to the following schedule:
Matchday 1: 12 February 2023
Matchday 2: 19 February 2023
Matchday 3: 26 February 2023
Matchday 4: 8 March 2023
Matchday 5: 19 March 2023
Matchday 6: 2 April 2023