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CAF Champions League: Rivers United arrives in Morocco for Wydad clash


By G9ija…

Nigeria Professional Football League champions, Rivers United have arrived in Morocco ahead of their CAF Champions League first round second leg clash against Wydad Athletic Club.

A 35-man contingent consisting of players and officials of the club arrived at the Mohamed V International Airport late Thursday night after a brief stopover in Cotonou, Benin Republic.

Rivers United head into the game with a 2-1 advantage from the first leg.

Sunday’s encounter will hold at the 67,000-capacity Mohammed V Stadium, Casablanca.

The game will kick-off at 7 pm Nigeria time.

Nigeria’s other representative in the competition, Plateau United will be up against Esperance of Tunisia on Saturday.

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