Caf CC : Rivers United Eliminated In Dramatic Last Group Match

Nigeria last representative on the continent Rivers United crash out of the Caf Confederations Cup after losing to FUS Rabat by 2-1 in Morocco on Friday night.
The PortHarcourt based club surrenders their half-time lead as home team scored twice in the second half to go through to the quarter finals.
Rivers United took a shocking lead against the run of play after goalkeeper Aymane Majid fails to deal with a crossed ball to invite onrushing Bolaji Sakin who slotted home on the dot of half-time.

FUS draw level through Youssef El Gnaoui,a reward for their persistence and they will finally get the crucial goal when Rivers captain Austine handled a cross in the box.

Mohamed Fouzaire scores from the spot with a cheeky finish on 88th minute to send Fath Union Sport through to next stage. In the group other game going on simultaneously,Club Africain thrashed KCCA of Uganda 4-0 through goals from Khalifa, Zemzemi and Haddad's brace.

Club Africain of Tunisia finishes with 12points while FUS edges KCCA for second place on goals difference despite both finishing with 9points. Rivers finished rooted bottom with 6points.

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