Confed Cup: CAF Approves Uyo For Rivers United Home Games

Africa football governing body CAF, on Tuesday morning, released the list of approved stadiums, ahead of the group stage matches of the 2023-24 Confederation Cup.

The list released confirmed that Nigeria’s only representative in the tournament, Rivers United will play their home games away from the Adokiye Amiesimaka Stadium in Port-Harcourt.

The Pride of Rivers progressed to the group stage of the competition following their 2-0 aggregate victory over Etoile Filante of Burkina Faso in the second preliminary play-off round.

The former Nigeria league champions hosted the Burkinabes at the Adokie Amasiamaka Stadium in the return leg.

According to the release, Godswill Akpabio Stadium in Uyo was the only stadium approved for Rivers United.

The Pride of Rivers is placed in Group C alongside Club Africain (Tunisia), Dream FC ( Ghana), and APC Lobito ( Angola).

The Stanley Eguma led side had used Uyo for their home matches in the competition last season.

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