Plateau Utd eliminated from CAF Confederation Cup

Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) club, Plateau United have been eliminated from the CAF Confederation Cup after falling victim of the away goal rule.

The Jos club fell to a 3-0 defeat against Al Akhdar of Libya in the second leg of their playoff tie.

Plateau United had won the first leg 4-1 last week, but were dumped out as the tie ended 4-4 on aggregate.

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The Fidelis Ilechukwu side thwarted all efforts by the Libyans to score in the first half but fell apart after the break as Al Akhdar scored three goals in the second half to book their passage into the group stage of the competition.

Nigeria’s other representative in the competition, Rivers United will face another Libyan opposition, Al Nasr later on Wednesday.

Rivers had won the first leg 5-0 in Portharcourt.

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