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January, 2020

April, 2018

  • 13 April

    Rivers’ Ogbugh Wins Third VAT Wonder Goal Award

    Rivers United Emeka Ogbugh has emerged the first player to win the VAT Wonder Goal award in three seasons following his polling of over 48 percent of the votes cast by fans for the Match Day 15 shortlisted goals. Rangers International’s Ajani Ibrahim, Lobi Stars Umar Zango, Sunshine Stars Sunday …

August, 2017

  • 17 August

    Rivers United’s Ogbuh Wins VAT Wonder Goal 12

    Rivers United’s Emeka Ogbuh has become the first player to win the VAT Wonder Goal award twice over two seasons after he emerged with the highest votes for the Match Day 31 shortlisted goals. Ogbuh’s goal against Wikki Tourists in added time of the fixture polled a total of 2843 …

  • 14 August

    Remo Stars Relegated From NPFL

    Rivers United eased to a 3-1 victory over Remo Stars in a Nigeria Professional Football League, NPFL, match on Sunday as they crawl out of relegation. The result means that Remo Stars have been technically relegation from the top division after their first appearance. The Pride of Rivers made three …

June, 2017

  • 25 June

    Odumegwu’s Goal Seals Victory For Rivers Utd

    John Odumegwu’s 21st minute goal was all that Rivers United needed to wrestle the three points in a Matchday 26 encounter against visiting Shooting Stars Sports Club (3SC) at the Yakubu Gowon Stadium, Port Harcourt on Saturday. Odumegwu benefited from a Bolaji Sakin header when he slotted in the only …

May, 2017

  • 31 May

    Rivers United’s Ayo Saka Wins Maiden VAT Wonder Goal Award

    Ayo Saka’s 39th minute goal for Rivers United has been voted the VAT Wonder Goal in the Nigeria Professional Football League, NPFL, Match Day 20. Saka beat off a still challenge from Enyimba’s Ugochukwu Leonard to emerge with the popular votes cast by fans in the poll conducted on the NPFL …

  • 25 May

    CAF: Rivers United Beat FUS Rabat

    Rivers United Football Club of Port Harcourt on Wednesday beat Fath Union Sport (FUS) Rabat of Morocco 1-0 in a CAF Confederation Cup Group A fixture. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Emeka Atuloma scored the lone goal for Rivers United in the 72nd minute of the game. Coach …

April, 2017

  • 16 April

    Confed. Cup: Rivers United Beat Rayon Sports

    Rivers United Football Club on Sunday beat visiting Rayon Sports of Rwanda 2-0 in the first leg tie of their CAF Confederation Cup second round of 16 fixture. The match was played at the Yakubu Gowon Stadium in Port Harcourt. Willie Udube, Assistant Coach of Rivers United, told sportswriters after the …

March, 2017

  • 8 March

    Rangers Depart For Cairo As Rivers Host Al Merreikh

    Nigerian champions Enugu Rangers will fly out of the country on Thursday for their CAF Champions League second round, first leg encounter with Zamalek FC of Egypt on Sunday. The Confederation of African Football has appointed respected South African official, Daniel Frazer Bennett to be in charge of the clash …

February, 2017

  • 28 February

    Saka Reveals Secret Behind Sunshine Stars’ Victory

    Sunshine Stars’ midfielder Ayo Saka has revealed the motivating factor behind his side’s victory over Rivers United on Sunday. The team had been plagued by a series of off-field issues related to salary arrears. The players had stormed the State House in protest over eight months unpaid salaries. Saka said …

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