CAFCC: Rivers United share spoil draw against Al Nasr, qualify for group stage

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Nigeria Professional Football League current champions Rivers United are through to the group stage of the CAF Confederation Cup following a 1-1 draw against Libyan side Al Nasr in the return leg of the final playoff round of the competition on Wednesday night, Abbeylivenetwork.com reports.

Rivers United won the first leg 5-0 in Port Harcourt last week in Porth Harcourt.

Al Nasr open scoring in the 39th minute which makes the hosts took the lead 1-0 halftime lead but Nwangwa Nyima restore parity for Rivers United in the second as the match ended without any more goals, sending the Nigerian side to the main tournament on a 6-1 aggregate.

Rivers United would be the only Nigerian representative on the continent when the main tournament begins next year.

Meanwhile, Rivers United areĀ  automatically entitled to $275,000 for reaching the group stages, and will also get $350,000 if they advance from their group.

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