Nigeria’s Rivers United have been handed a considerably easy group in the 2022/23 CAF Confederation Cup following the official draws for the group stage held on Monday, Abbeylivenetwork.com reports.
The Pride of Rivers became the last standing Nigerian team on the continent after defeating Libya’s Al Nasr 6-1 on aggregate in the playoff round earlier in November.
The current NPFL kings are pitted in Group B ASEC Mimosas (Cote d’Ivoire), Diables Noirs (Congo), Motema Pembe (DR Congo).
Complete groups for the 2022/23 CAF Confederation Cup
Group A: USM Alger (Algeria), Marumo Gallants (South Africa), Al Akhdar (Libya), Saint-Eloi Lupopo (DR Congo)
Group B: ASEC Mimosas (Cote d’Ivoire), Diables Noirs (Congo), Rivers United (Nigeria), Motema Pembe (DR Congo)
Group C: Pyramids (Egypt), ASKO Kara (Togo), Future (Egypt), AS FAR (Morocco)
Group D: TP Mazembe (DR Congo), US Monastir (Tunisia), Young Africans (Tanzania), Real Bamako (Mali)
Meanwhile, Rivers United will kick off their campaign on 12 February 2023, via away match against Diables Noirs