Rivers United ranked 19th Best in Africa


Rivers United made a huge leap in the latest rankings of African clubs following the conclusion of both the CAF Champions League and Confederation Cup group stage matches.

Although not considered for selection among the Super teams in Africa, Rivers United are now Nigeria’s highest ranked team.

In the recently published ranking, the NPFL Champions, who are through to this season’s Confederation Cups, moved 21 places up to 19th on the Continent.

Besides the team’s runner-up finish in the group stage, they’ve also been consistent in CAF competitions the last couple of years.

Meanwhile, the top five remain the same with Al Ahly leading the park followed by Wydad Casablanca, Esperance, Raja Casablanca and Mamelodi Sundowns.


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