Confed Cup: USM Alger Arrive Lagos Wednesday


Algerian giants, USM Alger will arrive Lagos Wednesday for the CAF Confederation Cup clash against Plateau United this weekend. The club revealed their itinerary on Monday via their twitter handle.

Ahead of the tie, USM Alger lost a league game 1-0 to Belouizdad last Friday.

The game is scheduled to take place in Lagos after CAF rejected the condition of the Ram Pam Stadium in Jos for continental football.

Consequently, the NPFL Champions were forced to play the second of their CAF Champions League preliminary round against Etoile Du Sahel in Kano, in which it got eliminated 3-4 on aggregate.

The Jos based team were, over the weekend, boosted by the return of Raphael Ayaghwa and Okiemute Odah. Both had been forced out of the last four matches by injuries.

The match Is billed to take place on Saturday at the Agege Township Stadium, Lagos. Plateau would then honour a return fixture in Algiers a week later.


Ashaolu Oluwafemi

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