Rivers United were eliminated from the CAF Confederation Cup quarter-finals after a goalless draw in the second leg against Young Africans of Tanzania at Dar es Salaam.Information Guide Nigeria
The Nigerians avoided defeat against their hosts, but it wasn’t enough to overcome the two-goal deficit they suffered in the first leg at home, as the match ended 2-0 on aggregate.
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Fiston Mayele, a Congolese striker, scored twice in Uyo last week to give Tanzania the lead going into the second leg.
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Following a series of pre-match drama in which Rivers United claimed that their official team bus was burgled and sprayed with toxic chemicals, resulting in five of their players catching the flu on Saturday evening, the game itself was marred by floodlight failure, forcing the game to halt for over 30 minutes before it resumed.
The reigning Nigerian Professional Football League winners will now shift their attention to the local stage, where they will face three outstanding games as well as a high-profile Federation Cup round of 64 match against Enyimba.
Young Africans will now face Marumo Gallants in the semi-finals after defeating Pyramids of Egypt 2-1 on aggregate.
Marumo Gallants won the second leg 1-0 after a 1-1 tie in Egypt the previous week.
ASEC Mimosas of Ivory Coast advanced to the CAF Confederation Cup quarter-finals after defeating US Monastir of Tunisia 2-0 on aggregate. The opening leg in Tunisia finished in a stalemate.JAMB Result