Rivers United have begun their sojourn at the money-spinning group stage of the second tier CAF inter-club competition, Confederation’s Cup with an emphatic 5-0 win over Libya’s El Nasr Benghazi
The first leg of the additional second preliminary round was played at the Adokiye Amiesimaka Stadium, Port Harcourt
The Nigerian league champions began on a good note when Ebube Duru in the 12th minute opened the scoring and three minutes later, Kazie Enyinnaya doubled the lead
The trio of Nyima Nwagua, Chibuzor Ohawume and Joseph Onoja missed glaring chances afterwards but the blushes were spared when Paul Acquah made it 3-0 just before the half time.
In the 64th minute, Duru scored his second of the day from the penalty spot to make it 4-0 and in the 72nd minute, Joseph Onoja found Malachi Ohawume on the left with the latter shot beating the goalkeeper from close range.