Motema Pembe Fail To Honour CAF Confederation Cup Clash With Rivers United
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By Amaechi Agbo
The matchday 3 Group B of the CAF Confederation Cup between Nigeria’s champions, Rivers United and Congolese side, Motema Pembe on Wednesday could not hold following non arrival of the visitors
Rivers United players and officials waited for their guests at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium in Uyo, for the kick-off of the match but they were no nowhere to be found.
There has been no statement from the Confederation of Africa Football, CAF neither did the visitors communicate to their hosts on what led to their not showing up
“Officially, CAF TotalEnergies Confederation’s Cup group B match number 127 Rivers United (Nigeria) vs DCMP (RD Congo) have been put off following the non arrival of DC Motema Pembe.
“We await the decision of the Confederation of African Football (CAF)”, Rivers United said in a statement
Rivers United top Group B with 6 points from three matches.