NPL Playoffs: Rivers United players get N5m cash reward after win against Insurance
Former Commissioner for Sports in Rivers State, Christopher Green, has rewarded the players of Rivers United with N5 million for their victory over Bendel Insurance in the Nigeria Premier Football League Championship Playoffs.
Green had promised to reward the team while addressing them before the game.
Goals from Morice Chukwu and Joseph Onoja ensured the Pride of Rivers beat the Benin Arsenal to end their 21-game unbeaten run in the league.
The Pride of Rivers currently occupy second place on the table with eight points from four games.
Stanley Eguma’s side needs to beat the People’s Elephant to successfully defend their title.
The encounter will take place at the Mobolaji Johnson Arena in Onikan, Lagos, on Sunday.
CAF Confederation Cup: Rivers United to get $350, 000 for reaching quarter-final
Nigerian champions Rivers United are $350,000 richer after making it to the quarterfinals of the CAF Confederation Cup, Naijacrawl reports.Stanley Eguma’s side finished in second position in Group B following Sunday’s 1-0 defeat of ASEC Mimosa at the Yamoussoukro Municipal Stadium.They have been joined in the last eight by seven other clubs.The quarterfinal draw will take place at the CAF headquarters in Cairo on Sunday.Meanwhile, Rivers United are back in the count...
CAF Confederation Cup: Rivers United get tough draw
Nigerian champions Rivers United have been handed a tough draw in the group stages of the CAF Confederation Cup.The draw ceremony took place at the headquarters of the Confederation of African Football, CAF, in Egypt on Monday afternoon.Rivers United, who are Nigeria’s surviving club on the continent, will battle Asec Mimosas of Cote d’Ivoire, Motema Pembe of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and Congo’s Diables Noir in Group B.The Port Harcourt-based team will...
Remo Stars coach, Ogunmodede hails players after win against Enyimba
Remo Stars head coach Daniel Ogunmodede praised his players following Wednesday’s hard-fought 1-0 win against Enyimba.The Sky Blue Stars took the lead after 28 seconds through Samuel Anakwe.It was a good reaction from the players, who were thoroughly outplayed in the 3-0 defeat to Bendel Insurance in their previous game.The Remo Stars dominated the game and could have scored more goals but for their poor marking.Ogunmodede was satisfied with the win and the performa...
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