Rivers United Will Qualify Despite Defeat To Club Africain – Eguma


Rivers United Technical Adviser, Stanley Eguma has expressed optimism that his side will qualify from the group stage despite the defeat to Club Africain in the CAF Confederation’s Cup.

Eguma stated this in his post-match reactions after Kingsley Eduwo scored two first half goals as Club Africain defeated Rivers United 3-0 in their CAF Confederation Cup matchday 3 encounter on Wednesday night at the Stade de Rades in Tunis.

According to Eguma, the Pride of Rivers will go back and correct the mistakes from the game saying that his team gave a very good account of themselves.

“We are also a good team despite our undoing today. On a good day we gave a very good account of ourselves and I believe that the future is still bright for us.

“We can go back and correct our mistakes and come out stronger in subsequent matches and before you know it, we will get there. I strongly believe that we will qualify from our group.”

Meanwhile, Dreams FC of Ghana moved to second position in Group C with 9 points after defeating Academica do Lobito of Angola 4-0 at home, to complete a double over the Angolans.

Club Africain top Group C with nine points from four games while Rivers United dropped to third position with six points following the defeat.

The Pride of Rivers will travel away to Academica do Lobito for their next game in February, 2024, while Club Africain will visit Ghana for a clash with Dreams FC.