Rivers United Crash Out Of CAF Confederation Cup

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The Nigeria champions Rivers United failed to reach the semi-final of this year’s CAF Confederation Cup, as the team crashed out with 0-2 aggregate to Young African of Tanzania.

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Having lost 0-2 at home to Young Africans of Tanzania in the first leg of the quarter-final, Rivers United failed to score when it mattered most as the Tanzanian side progressed 2-0 on aggregate.
Congolese attacker Fiston Mayele scored twice in the first leg at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium in Uyo.

The second leg was held at the Benjamin Mkapa stadium on Sunday evening but Rivers United did not conceed any goal. as the game ended in a goalless draw.

The result means the Pride of Rivers is out of this year’s competition while Young Africans will confront Marumo Gallants of South Africa in the semi-final.

No Nigeria team have progressed to the CAF Club competitions in the last five years.


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