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Rivers United get Confederation Cup quarter finals opponents on 5 April



The draws for the quarter-finals of the two CAF inter club competitions will be held in Cairo on Wednesday, 5 April.

Nigeria’s Rivers United are in the Confederation Cup and will therefore get to know their opponents on that day.

The other qualified teams are: ASFAR Club (Morocco), US Monastir (Tunisia), Asec Mimosas (Côte d’Ivoire), Marumo Gallants (South Africa), Young Africans (Tanzania), Pyramids FC (Egypt) or Future FC (Egypt), Al Akhdar SC (Libya) or FC Saint Éloi Lupopo (DR Congo) or USM Alger (Algeria).

Similarly, the draw for the CAF Champions League will be conducted. The qualified teams are: CR Belouizdad (Algeria), Esperance Tunis (Tunisia), JS Kabylie (Algeria), Mamelodi Sundowns (South Africa), Raja CA (Morocco), Simba SC (Tanzania), Wydad AC (Morocco), Al Ahly (Egypt) or Al Hilal (Sudan).

The draws will hold at 7.30pm Nigerian time.


Kunle Solaja is the author of landmark books on sports and journalism as well as being a multiple award-winning journalist and editor of long standing. He is easily Nigeria’s foremost soccer diarist and Africa's most capped FIFA World Cup journalist, having attended all FIFA World Cup finals from Italia ’90 to Qatar 2022. He was honoured at the Qatar 2022 World Cup by FIFA and AIPS.

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