The four Nigerian teams must silence their foes to qualify for the group stage of Africa’s secondary club football competition
Akwa United, Enyimba, Plateau United and MFM have known their Caf Confederation Cup foes.
The draw conducted in Cairo, Egypt on Wednesday evening will see reigning Nigeria Federation Cup champions, Akwa United face Sudanese giants Al Hilal to get qualify for the group phase of the competition.
Plateau United who crashed out of the Caf Champions League to Tunisia’s Etoile du Sahel will be hoping to negotiate their way past 2016–17 Algerian Ligue Professionnelle 1 third place team, USM.
Two-time African champions Enyimba breezed aside Benin Republic’s Energie in the First round and will not slug it out with defending South African Premier Division champions, Bidvest Wits who were sent packing from the Caf Champions League by Angola’s C.D. Primeiro de Agosto.
Finally, Fidelis Ilechukwu’s MFM FC face a tough hurdle in their quest to reach the group stage as they have been paired with 2016 Malian Première Division third place side’ Djoliba.
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The first leg of the play-off round will hold between April 6-8, 2018 with the return leg two weeks later.