Rivers United ready to reclaim NPFL title – Eguma
Rivers United technical adviser Stanley Eguma has revealed that his team’s mission is to win the 2023–24 Nigeria Professional Football League title.
The Pride of Rivers failed to retain the title they won in 2021 and 2022 after losing out on goal difference to Enyimba last season.
Eguma admitted that it would be a tough battle but stated that his team was ready for the task ahead.
“Our target is to win the Nigeria Professional Football League title next season,” Eguma told the Daily Post.
“It was a painful one missing out on the title on goal difference last season.
“The players know what is at stake, and we are going all out for it.
“It’s going to be a big battle, and we're ready to fight and come out victorious.”
It was a historic day yesterday in Port Harcourt as Rivers United were presented the NPFL Trophy as the new champions.In the stadium was the Rivers State Governor; Wike and many distinguish personalities.Though, Rivers United has won the league at the end of week 34 but prefer to receive the trophy at the end of the season.Congrats to them.
Based on the results of the week 34 of the Nigeria Professional Football Premier League, the Rivers United has now crowned the champion for the 21/22 season.Rivers United lead their closest rival; Plateau United with 10 points despite playing one game more. With this development, Rivers United have won the league with four games to go.Congrats!
Bayelsa United clash will be difficult – Eguma
Rivers United manager Stanley Eguma has revealed that their clash against Bayelsa United will be difficult.Eguma opined that the Pride of Rivers' lack of adequate preparation for their matchday 17 tie might affect the team’s performance.He stressed, however, that his players know the importance of the game and are ready to give it their all.“It’s difficult, as we had just a day to prepare for the game,” he told the club’s media.“It’s a South-South derby; we know wha...
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