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.

FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY. The content of this Website is made available by the Nigerian Pilot Newspaper Publisher. This Website seeks to facilitate the dissemination of informative, engaging, and constructive news about events in Nigerian, Africa, and Globally as they happen. The “Distributer” of Information is the Nigerian Pilot Newspaper and Nigerian Pilot Tv brands of Dom Communication, LLC.

DISCLAIMER: FAKE NEWS PUBLICATION. This Website NigPilot collects information from several Independent Reporters and may contain unauthenticated and/or copyrighted materials the utilization of which has not generally been explicitly approved or authorized by the copyright proprietor. NigPilot with concern to increase in misleading social media publications, please report any such Fake, False, or Misleading News to [email protected] for immediate action.

FAIR USE NOTICE. In accordance with THE LAW, the material on this Website is included for informational and educational purposes. If you wish to use copyrighted material from this site for purposes of your own that go beyond “fair use,” you must obtain permission from the copyright owner or Nigerian Pilot WEBMASTER. For Nigerian Pilot Newspaper Advert Rates Click Here!