CAF Confederation Cup: Al Akhdar, Al Nasr To Arrive Nigeria Via Same Plane For Plateau United, Rivers United Clashes
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By Amaechi Agbo
Two Lybian club sides, Al Akhdar and Al Nasr will arrive Nigeria via same plane for their CAF Confederation Cup clashes with Plateau United and Rivers United, in that order.
Both Al Akhdar and Al Nasr of Benghazi
are flying into Nigeria this weekend aboard the same chartered aircraft.
Upon arrival to Nigeria, the plane will first drop the Al Akhdar delegation in Abuja where they will face Plateau United before proceeding to Port Harcourt with the Al Nasr group for a date with NPFL champions, Rivers United
The first leg matches hold on Wednesday, 2nd November with the second leg matches taking place on Wednesday, 9th November in Benghazi.
The two Nigeria Professional Football League sides were demoted to play in the Confederation Cup after losing their second preliminary round matches in the CAF Champions League
Meanwhile, Plateau United have expressed confident in overcoming Al Akhdar hurdle to book a place into the group stage of the continent’s second tier league.
The Jos based side who adopted the Moshood Abiola National Stadium, Abuja as their home for continental duties, disclosed this on their Twitter handle on Tuesday
“Under a week to go! The final hurdle for us to get to the group stage of the @CAFCLCC.
“Yes, we can!. #PeaceBoys” the club said.