CAF Rivers United Storms Tanzania Ahead CAF Champion League

Nigeria Professional Football League(NPFL) side Rivers United have arrived Tanzania ahead of their TotalEnergies CAF Champions League game.

Rivers United who finished second in the 2020/2021 NPFL season will take on Young Boys in the first leg at Dar El Salam.

The team arrived Tanzania after connecting from Kenya ahead of the CAF Champions League preliminary round.

A total of 22 players and 8 officials arrived Dare Salam ahead of the game scheduled for Sunday at Benjamin Mkapa stadium.

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Somalia referee Hassan Mohamed Hagi was appointed by CAF to take charge of the game.

Hassan will be assisted by compatriots Suleiman Bashir Abdi(Assistant Referee 1) and Ali Mohamud Mahad (Assistant Referee 2), while Ahmed Hassan Hussein will serve as the fourth official.

Also, CAF named Lewis Blaze Madeleine from Seychelles as Match Commissioner.

This will be the first ever match between both teams in the CAF Champions League.

Rivers United will host Young Africans in the reverse fixture on Sunday 19th September, 2021 in Port Harcourt.

Winner of the two legs will proceed to the next round of this season CAF Champions League.


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