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NIGERIAN PROFESSIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE CONTINENTAL REPRESENTATIVES GET OPPONENTS AHEAD OF 2018 ASSIGNMENTS

 

Nigeria Professional Football League champions Plateau United will face Cameroonian club Eding Sport in the preliminary round of the CAF Champions League.

The first leg will take place at the Rwang Pam Stadium in February, while Eding Sport will have the advantage of hosting the return fixture at home a fortnight later.

Nigeria’s other representative in the competition, MFM who will equally be making their debut appearance, will face the second-placed team in the Malian League in the preliminary stage.

The Lagos side will play the winner of MC Alger and AS Otoho of Congo in the first round.

Former African champions Enyimba who are among the 10 teams drawn bye in the Confederation Cup will host the winners of the tie between Benin Republic representative and Haifa of Guinea in the first round.

Aiteo Federation Cup winners Akwa United, who will also be competing in the CAF Confederation Cup, will slug it out Hawks of Gambia.

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