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Rivers United To Know CAF Confederation Cup Foes December 12

Rivers United will know their group opponents in the CAF Confederation Cup on Monday, December 12.

The draw was initially fixed for November 16 but was later postponed by the Confederation of African Football.

CAF announced on Thursday that the draw ceremony will now take place at its headquarters in Cairo, Egypt next month.

Rivers United booked a place in the money-spinning group stage of the competition following a 6-1 aggregate win against Al Nassr of Libya.

The Port Harcourt club initially campaigned in the CAF Champions League before dropping to the CAF Confederation Cup.

The Nigeria Professional Football League champions are looking to become the first Nigerian club to win Africa’s second biggest club competition.

CAF Confederation Cup Group Stage – Qualified teams

ASKO de Kara (Togo), DC Motema Pembe (DR Congo), Pyramids FC (Egypt), Rivers United (Nigeria), Al Akhdar SC (Libya), Diables Noirs (Congo), TP Mazembe (DR Congo), ASFAR Club (Morocco), FC Saint Éloi Lupopo (DR Congo), US Monastir (Tunisia), AS Real Bamako (Mali), Future FC (Egypt), USM Alger (Algeria), Asec Mimosas (Côte d’Ivoire), Marumo Gallants (South Africa), Young Africans (Tanzania).