Nigeria’s sole representatives in the 2021/2022 CAF Champions League, Rivers United, on Sunday, October 24, crashed out after succumbing to a lone-goal defeat in the hands of Sudan’s Al Hilal Omdurman in Egypt.
The Sudanese side booked a slot in the group stages after a hard earned 1-0 victory over Rivers United.
Al Hilal went through 2-1 on aggregate with the first-leg away from home having ended in a 1-1 draw.
Playing their home matches at the Suez Stadium in Egypt, Al Hilal went all out to secure their place in the groups and they did so as early as the third minute of the game.
Yaser Muzamil scored the lone goal of the match as they held on to the vital scoreline all game with Rivers United now dropping to the Confederation Cup.