Just as reported, the African Soccer ruling body (CAF) has released the draws for the playoffs round of the Confederation Cup.
The qualified teams from this stage will go straight into the group stage of the competition.
Teams who failed to make it to the group in the Champions League including Nigeria’s representative Rivers United and Plateau United are among the teams that have been drawn.
Rivers United lost to the defending champions Wydad Casablanca 7-2 on aggregate, while Plateau United crashed out on away goal rule to the Esperance of Tunisia after playing out a 2-2 draw on aggregate.
According to the draw released on Tuesday afternoon, Rivers United was drawn against Al Nasr of Libya while Plateau United will face Al Akhdar of the same country.
Rivers United will host the first leg at the Adokiye Amasiamaka Stadium on November 2nd, Plateau United will also play Al Akhder at MKO Abiola stadium on the same day.
Both Nigeria sides will travel to Libya for the 2nd leg slated for November 9th.