Rivers United To Face Bloemfontein Celtics In Benin Republic In CAF Confederation Cup Tie
By Sampson Adedeji
The date and venue of the second leg of the first round of CAF Confederation Cup between Nigeria’s Rivers United and South Africa’s Bloemfontein Celtics has been confirmed, BSNSports.com.ng reports.
The match was earlier scheduled to take place on 6th of January before he was moved due to Coronavirus restrictions placed on some countries involving South Africa.
Africa soccer governing body on Monday announced the date of the match to be January 22nd to 24th, January while the body kept mute on venue but said neighbouring country with lenient Covid 19 rules will be allowed to stage the match.
It was announced on Wednesday afternoon that, Rivers United (Nigeria) Vs Bloemfontein Celtic (South Africa) will hold at the Stade Charles De Gaulles De Porto Novo, Benin Republic on 23rd January, 2021 at 16.00hrs.
The Pride of Rivers have advantage after winning the first leg 0-2 away from home, they need to prevent Celtics from scoring three unreplied goals.
The winners over the two legs will face Enyimba international of Aba in the final play off round.