Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) club, Rivers United have arrived Brazzaville Congo for Sunday’s CAF Confederation’s Cup group stage tie against Diables Noirs, Abbeylivenetwork.com reports.
Players, officials and other members of the contingent touched down at the Maya Maya International Airport Brazzaville at exactly 6:45pm local time onboard Asky line from the Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Lagos with stopovers in Lome Togo.
Rivers United will confront Diables Noirs on Sunday February 12 at the Alphonse Massamba-Debat Stadium, Stade Marchand in Brazzaville Congo by 5:00pm (Nigeria time).
Meanwhile, Nigerian Ambassador to Congo Republic, Deborah Samaila Iliya has assured the Pride of Rivers maximum support from the entire Nigerian community in Brazzaville as they aim for victory on Sunday.
The Ambassador who was represented by the Chargé D’affaires of the Nigerian Embassy Mr Boco Effiom and accompanied by some consular staff and members of the Nigerian community in Brazzaville gave the assurance while receiving the team led by the General Manager, Chief Dr Okey Kpalukwu JP on arrival at the Maya Maya International Airport.