After a one all draw against Al Nasr in the second leg of the CAF Confederation Cup additional playoff, Rivers United moved to the next round, reports Nigeriasoccernet.com.
The team from Nigeria won the tie 6-1 on aggregate after a five nil win in the first leg in Port Harcourt a week ago.
The home team gave a scare of a possible overturn when they scored before half time, but a goal from Rivers in the second half killed their hopes.
Nyima Nwagua with a stylish equaliser for United in the 75th minutes made it one all and 6-1 on aggregate.
The NPFL champions have now progressed to the group stage of the CAF Confederation Cup for the first time.