Nigerian champions Rangers of Enugu where on Thursday drawn to face Zambian aspect Zesco United for a place within the group levels of the 2017 CAF Confederations Cup whereas Rivers United will battle it out with Rayon sports of Rwanda.
at the draw, performed in Cairo, Rangers found out they’ll be dwelling for the first leg on April 7-9 while the return leg will be on the weekend of April 14-16.
Rivers United, who had been knocked out of the CAF Champions League by El-Merrikh of Sudan, will welcome Rayon sports activities to Port Harcourt for the first leg before heading to Rayon sports for the second leg.
Zesco United will probably be tough customers for the Nigerian facet and have been frequently building a profile for themselves on the continent. They made the semifinals of the 2016 CAF Champions League earlier than losing to eventual champions Mamelodi sunset. they will be a tough nut to crack as they have superb players like the Kenyan duo of Jese had been and David Owino in addition to goalkeeper Jacob Banda.
Rivers United will hope to banish the ghosts of their capitulation in Sudan with the aid of choosing up a place in the workforce stage by defeating Rayon sports activities.
The Port Harcourt-primarily based aspect suffered a humiliating 4-zero defeat in opposition to El-Merrikh after profitable the first leg 3-0 and they’ll hope to qualify for the CAF Confederation Cup to present their fans some form of comfort.