Plateau United, Kano Pillars bundled out of CAF Champions League, Confederation Cup

Plateau United

Plateau United crashed out of the 2020/21 CAF Champions League after suffering a 1-0 defeat to Tanzania powerhouse Simba Sports Club in the preliminary round on Saturday.

The Nigerian representative played a 0-0 draw in Dar Es Salaam Stadium in Tanzania, after losing the first leg 1-0 at the New Jos Stadium last weekend.

Simba SC have progressed to the next round of the qualification while Plateau United will head back to Nigeria for the commencement of the Nigeria Professional Football League.

Kano Pillars lost the 1st leg of their Confederation Cup fixture 3-1 against Senegalese side ASC Jaaraf on Saturday at Stade Demba Diop Stadium in Dakar.

The Sai Masu Gida needed to win by two goals margin but failed to score this afternoon as they were held 0-0 by ASC Jaaraf at the Sani Abacha Stadium, Kano.

Nigeria’s remaining representatives Rivers United and Enyimba FC will play on Sunday, December 6, 2020. Rivers United lost their first leg tie 2-1 away to Futuro Kings of Equatorial Guinea while Enyimba grabbed a 1-0 away victory at Rahimo FC.

Rivers United will host Futuro Kings on Sunday at the Adokiye Amiesimaka Stadium in Port Harcourt by 4pm in the CAF Confederation Cup while Enyimba will host Rahimo FC in the CAF Champions League in Aba.


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