Rivers, & Plateau Utd get Libyan opponents in CAF Confederation Cup Playoff Round


Nigeria’s representatives at the 2022-23 CAF Club Competitions, Rivers United and Plateau United have been drawn against Northern African clubs from Libya.

Recall, Rivers United and Plateau United were both sent crashing from the CAF Champions League by Northern African opponents.

Rivers United were destroyed 7-2 on aggregate by Wydad AC of Morocco, while Plateau United were controversially beaten 2-2 by Espérance of Tunis.

Defeats in the last round of the CAF Champions League pushed both teams to the CAF Confederation playoffs where they will face teams from Libya.

Rivers🇳🇬 United vs 🇱🇾El Nasr Benghazi (Libya).

Plateau🇳🇬 United vs🇱🇾 Al Akhdar (Libya).

The first leg will be played in Nigeria on November 2nd, while the second leg will be played in Libya on the 9th.

Complete draws

CAF Confederation Cup playoff fitures

Winners proceed to the Group stages.

How the draws were made

Pots for the CAF Confederations Cup Play-Off round.


🇨🇩 TP Mazembe
🇨🇮 ASEC Mimosas
🇲🇱 Djoliba AC
🇱🇾 Al Ahli Tripoli
🇦🇴 Primeiro de Agosto
🇸🇿 Royal Leopards
🇧🇫 RC Kadiogo / 🇨🇩 AS Vita Club


🇨🇮  SC Gagnoa
🇲🇱 AS Real Bamako
🇱🇾 Al Akhdar
🇿🇦 Royal AM
🇨🇩 St. Eloi Lupopo
🇿🇦 Marumo Gallants
🇲🇦 AS FAR Rabat
🇪🇬 Future FC
🇨🇬 Diables Noirs


🇳🇬 Rivers United
🇳🇬 Plateau United
🇳🇪 ASN Nigelec
🇹🇳 US Monastir
🇸🇨 La Passe
🇹🇬 ASKO de Kara
🇧🇮 Flambeau du Centre
🇿🇦 Cape Town City
🇹🇿 Young Africans


🇩🇿 USM Alger
🇲🇦 RS Berkane
🇪🇬 Pyramids FC
🇹🇳 CS Sfaxien
🇱🇾 El Nasr Benghazi
🇹🇳 Club Africain
🇨🇩 DC Motema Pembe

-Teams from Pot 1 were drawn against those in Pot 2 while Pot 3 will be drawn against Pot 4.

-The two teams left in Pot 2 and Pot 3 were drawn against each other.


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