CAF CL draw: NPFL champions Rivers United set to face difficult Moroccan hurdle to group stage

The Port Harcourt-based club won the Nigerian league title for the first time this year

The 2022-2023 CAF Champions League draw has placed Nigerian champions Rivers United in a problematic position, reducing the club’s chances of making it to the group stages of the competition.

In the draw concluded on Tuesday, Rivers United will trade tackles with Liberia’s Watanga FC over two legs in the first round of the preliminary stage.

While the Liberian champions are no pushovers, Rivers United are favourites to overcome a set to make their first appearance at the continent’s…

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