Nigeria Professional Football League side, Rivers United have qualified for the next penultimate round of this seasin’s CAF Champions League after defeating Young Africans of Tanzania 2 nil on aggregate.
Rivers United had earlier secured a 1 nil win away from home last weekend before sealing off their place in the last round of qualification before the group stage with another 1 nil victory.
Uchechukwu Onwuasonaya’s 81st minute strike secured the win for the Port Harcourt based team.
In a piece of related news, Aiteo Cup Champions, Bayelsa United also booked their place in the penultimate round of qualification in the CAF Confederations.
The Aiteo Cup Champions defeated Ashanti Golden Boys of Guinea 4-2 in a one-legged affair at the Samson Sia Sia Stadium in Yenagoa.