CAF Confederation Cup: Rivers United thrash Libya’s Al Nasr 5-0 in Port Harcourt

Nigerian champions, Rivers United thrashed Libyan club, Al Nasr 5-0 in the first leg of their CAF Confederation Cup playoff tie at the Adokiye Amiesimaka Stadium, Port Harcourt on Wednesday afternoon.

Stanley Eguma’s side dominated the game all through and could have scored more goals but for their poor marksmanship.

Left-back Ebube Duru gave the home team the lead from the spot on 12 minutes while Kazie Enyinnaya doubled the lead with a fine finish two minutes later.

Rivers United continued to pile pressure on the visitors and were rewarded with another goal through Ghanaian midfielder, Paul Acquah a minute before half-time.

The run of play continued after the break with Rivers United looking to score more goals.

Duru scored another penalty to make it 4-0 in the 64th minute.

The Port Harcourt club further increased their lead courtesy of a volley from Malachi Ohawume eight minutes later.

The second leg will hold at the Martyrs Stadium, Benghazi on Wednesday, November 9.

Winners will proceed to the group stage of the competition.

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