Nigerian clubs had an impressive showing this weekend in continental outings with Rivers United leading the pack after they shocked Champions League holders Wydad Casablanca.
The Port Harcourt-based side were 2-1 winners over the defending champions on Sunday.
Buoyed by a $40,000-a-man promise if they reach the group stage of Africa’s premier club competition, the Nigerian champions came from behind to grab the win, putting them in good stead for the return leg in the North African nation.
In Abuja, Plateau United defeated Esperance of Tunisia 2-1 in a CAF Confederations Cup outing on Sunday.
Another Nigerian team, Kwara United, thrashed RS Berkane 3-1 in Africa’s second-tier club football competition at the Mobolaji Johnson Arena in Lagos.
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