CAF Confed Cup : Rivers Utd Drawn Against ASEC, Motema Pembe


Confederation of African Football ( CAF) has drawn Rivers United in Group B of the CAF Cofederation Cup.
The Pride of Rivers were drawn in the same group with DC Motema Pembe of Congo Democratic Republic, ASEC Mimosa of Cote ‘Divoire and Diables Noir of Congo Brazaville in a draw conducted yesterday morning at the CAF headquarters in Cairo, Egypt.
Draws for the group stage also produced for GROUP A : St. Eloi Lupopo, Al Akhder, Marumo Gallants and USM Alger of Algeria.
Group C has AS FAR Rabat of Morocco, Future FC, Asko de Kara and Pyramids while GROUP D includes AS Real Bamako of Mali, Yanga SC, US Monastir of Tunisia and TP Mazembe of Zambia.
The Pride of Rivers reached the group stage of the competition after they defeated Al Nasr of Libya in the playoffs round.
NPFL champions Rivers United beat the Libyan side after they drew 1-1 with Al Nasr in in Tripoli to go through 6-1 on aggregate having won the first leg in Nigeria 6-0.
Angola’s Flavio Amado, Tunisians Medji Traoui and Ayman Mathlouthi, Zambia’s Christopher Katongo and Morocco’s Ghizlane Chebbak are the players invited.

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has promised the Nigerians a mouth watering reward if they win the CAF Cup.
The 2022–23 CAF Confederation Cup group stage will begin on 12 February and will end on 2 April 2023.

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