Nigeria’s representatives within the second tier continental cup, Plateau United have left Nigeria for Libya forward of Wednesday’s CAF Confederations Cup Play-off 2nd leg tie in opposition to Al-Akhdar.
The Jos based mostly staff left the shores of the nation by way of Murtala Mohamed Worldwide Airport, Lagos aboard a Qatar Airways flight to Doha earlier than connecting one other flight to Benghazi, Libya.
The travelling get together which contains, gamers, coaches and different backroom workers was led by the Nigeria Soccer Federation NFF, Government Committee member, representing the North-East geopolitical zone, Timothy Henman.
The Peace Boys who narrowly missed out of the group stage of the profitable CAF Champions League to Esperance of Tunisia in controversial circumstances are heading to this tie, after a 4-1 thrashing of Al-Akhdar within the 1st leg of the competitors performed on the MKO Abiola Stadium, Abuja final Wednesday.
The 2017 Nigeria Skilled Soccer League Champions solely want a draw or keep away from a 3-0 defeat scoreline, to safe their passage to the group stage of the second-tier, CAF membership competitors.
Plateau United who’ve by no means gone past the preliminary stage of any CAF membership competitors, has already earmarked the group stage this time round, as their benchmark this season after two unsuccessful makes an attempt in 2018 and 2020.