CAFCC: Rivers United Secure Last Eight Spot After Draw Vs Diables Noirs


Rivers United are through to the quarter- finals of the CAF Confederation Cup after they were held to a 2-2 draw by Congolese club, Diable Noirs in Uyo on Sunday.

The visitors took the lead through an own goal on 14 minutes from Rivers United’s Ghanaian import, Emmanuel Ampiah.

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The home team dominated the game afterwards but were unable to find the equaliser in the first half.

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Former Kano Pillars forward, Nyima Nwagua slotted the ball home from close range in the 73rd minute for the equaliser.

Nwagua added the second four minutes later.

Diable Noirs earned a share of the spoils with Deo Gracias Basinga equalising for the away side nine minutes from time.

Rivers United top Group B with 10 points from five matches.

Source: Complete Sports