CAF Champions League: Plateau United off to Tunisia for Esperance clash


Plateau United have travelled to Tunisia for the second leg of their CAF Champions League first-round tie against Esperance.

The players and their officials left the Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport, Abuja via a Turkish Airline on Thursday morning for the North African country.

The game will hold at the magnificent Stade Olympique Rades on Saturday night.

Plateau United will take a slim advantage in the game having won the first leg 2-1.

The Peace Boys, who finished in the second position in the Nigeria Professional Football League last season have never won a game on the road on the continent.

Fidelis Ilechukwu’s side played a 2-2 away draw against Gabonese side, AS Mandji in the preliminary round.

Nigerian champions, Rivers United will also be in action this weekend in the competition against holders, Wydad Casablanca.

The Port Harcourt club won the first leg 2-1.

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