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CAF CL/CC: Plateau United, Rivers United, Kwara United progress, Remo Stars bow out

Plateau United , Rivers United and Kwara United FC progressed to the second preliminary round of the 2022/2023 CAF Champions League and Confederation Cup while Remo Stars bowed out following defeat to ASFAR FC .


Plateau United FC edged AS Mandji of Gabon 1-0 to secure a 3-2 aggregate score and progress to the next round of the CAF Champions League on Sunday September 18 .


Rivers United FC fell to a 1-0 loss to Watanga FC in Liberia but progressed to the preliminary round with a 3-1 aggregate score .


In the CAF Confederation Cup, Kwara United FC played a 0-0 draw on Sunday evening in Niger Republic to edge AS Doaunes Niamey 3-0 on aggregate to reach the next round .


Remo Stars Sports Club bowed out of the CAF Confederation Cup following a 0-1 loss to Morrocan side ASFAR FC at the Remo Stars Stadium .


The first leg in Morroco had ended in a 1-1 draw on Sunday September 11, 2022 before the experienced Morrocan club ended the Sky Blues journey with victory in Nigeria on Sunday evening .


On paper , all three Nigerian clubs have tasking second preliminary round opponents considering the poor record of Nigerian clubs against North African teams .


In the Second Preliminary round of the CAF Champions League , Plateau United FC will take on Tunisian club Esperance , while Rivers United FC will last seasons Champions , Wydad Casablanca .


Kwara United FC will face CAF Confederation Cup champions RSB Berkane in the second preliminary round of the competition .

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