A 38 man contingent of Rivers United has touched down in Johannesburg South Africa ahead of CAF Confederation Cup first-round tie on Wednesday against Bloemfontein Celtic.

The Air Peace flight touched down at the Johannesburg airport at 10:24 am

The delegation is led by the Commissioner for Sports in Rivers State Honorable Boma Iyaye.

The match will be played at the Dr. Petrus Molemela Stadium, while the reverse fixture will hold in Port Harcourt on 6th January 2021.

Stanley Eguma’s side will be hoping to get good results in both matches in order to seal passage to the lucrative group stage of the competition.

The South African Embassy in Nigeria had initially employed delay tactics against the Garden City team until the Confederation of African Football CAF and Nigeria Football Federation waded into the issue after a protest by the Nigerian team.


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