Rivers United put one leg into the money spinning group stage of the CAF Confederation Cup after a comprehensive 5-0 win against Al Nasr of Libya in the first leg playoff round tie.
The Port Harcourt club dominated the game from start to finish.
Experienced defender Ebube Duru gave the home team the lead from the spot on 12 minutes.
Kazie Enyinnaya doubled Rivers United’s lead with a fine finish two minutes later.
Rivers United continued to pile pressure on the visitors and were rewarded with another goal through Ghanaian midfielder, Paul Acquah a minute before half-time.
The pattern of play continued after the break with Rivers United looking to to score more goals.
Duru scored another penalty to make it 4-0 in the 64th minute
The Port Harcourt club further increased their lead courtesy of a thunderous shot from Malachi Ohawume eight minutes later.
The second leg will hold at the Martyrs Stadium, Benghazi on Wednesday, November 9.
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