CAF Confederation Cup: Enyimba Battle Rivers United/Bloemfontein In Final Round
By Amaechi Agbo
Nigeria’s CAF Confederation Cup campaigners, Enyimba International FC of Aba will battle either Rivers United of Nigeria or Bloemfontein Celtic of South Africa in the final preliminary round, bestchoicesports.com.ng can report
In the draw made today in Cairo, Egypt, Enyimba will likely face fellow Nigeria club side, Rivers United in the last preliminary round if the Port Harcourt based side defeat Bloemfontein Celtic of South African in the second leg.
Rivers United hold 2-0 advantage in the first leg played away
The match between Rivers United and Bloemfontein Celtic was postponed to yet to be decided date following Nigeria government’s refusal to grant the South Africans waiver to arrive the country for the return leg match on Wednesday.
Nigeria’s representatives at the CAF Champions League, Plateau United and Enyimba International FC crashed out at the preliminary stages.
However, Enyimba after losing 4-2 on aggregate against Al Merrikh of Sudan has been demoted to play in the Confederation Cup final round.
The first and second legs of the 2nd Preliminary Round will take place on February 14 and 21, 2021