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CAFCL/CC: Rivers Utd, Others to meet opponents

Nigeria’s representatives in the 2022/2023 CAF Inter-club competitions will know their preliminary round opponents on Tuesday.

Rivers United of Port Harcourt, winners of the 2021/2022 Nigeria Professional Football League will campaign in the Champions League along with runner-up, Plateau United of Jos.

On the other hand, third-placed Remo Stars of Ikenna and yet be to determined 2022 Aiteo Cup winners will play in the CAF Confederation Cup.

According to report coming from the CAF headquarters in Cairo, Egypt, the draw will be conducted on Monday at its office.

First round, first leg preliminary matches will come up on the 9th – 11th and the second leg from 16th -19th, 2022.

The first preliminary round first leg matches have fixed for the period between 7th – 9th October, 2022; while the second leg are scheduled for 14th -16th October 2022.

Meanwhile, the Confederation Cup additional round will have its first leg on the 2nd and 9th of November 2022.

Last season’s CAF Champions League was won by Waydad Casablanca of Morocco and their domestic rivals, RS Brekene are the reigning Caf Confederation Cup, holders

Reporting by Chinedum Ohanusi, Editing by Omotola Oguneye