CAF Confederation Cup: Rivers United Beat Academica Do Lobito In Five-Goal Thriller

Rivers United boosted their chances of securing a place in knockout stage of the CAF Confederation Cup following a 3-2 away win against Angolan side, Academica do Lobito in Luanda on Sunday night.

Cabibi gave the hosts the lead from the spot on 37 minutes.

The lead lasted three minutes with Udom Edem Ekarette equalising for Rivers United.

The hosts went ahead for the first time in the game just before the break with Alex Oyowah converting from the spot .

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Ghana midfielder Farouk Mohammed doubled the advantage three minutes after the break.

Fernando Camuege reduced the deficit for the home team in the 68th minute.

Rivers United remain in the third position in Group C with nine points from five games .

The Port Harcourt club will take on Ghanaian side Dreams FC in their final group game next

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