Akwa United won last year's Federation Cup,
Friday Dec 11, 2015. 20:40
Nigeria’s Akwa United will take on V.Club Mokanda of Congo and Nasarawa United square up against Generation Foot from Senegal in the preliminary round of next year’s CAF Confederation Cup.
Akwa United won a historic Nigeria FA Cup last month to qualify for this annual competition, while Nasarawa finished third in the Nigeria league.
The matches to be played on home and away basis will be played between February 12 and 28.
In the next round of the Confederation Cup, the winners of the match between Akwa and V.Club will face the winners of the clash involving Police of Rwanda and Atlabara from South Sudan.
The winners between Nasarawa United and Generation Foot will take on the winners between CS Constantinois of Algeria.
Those matches are billed for between March 11 to 20.
No Nigerian club has won this competition since it was founded in 2004.