Former Rangers player Godwin Aguda scored the only goal of the Match Day 21 fixture for the visitors in the seventh minute at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium in Enugu.
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The victory at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium in Uyo in the Match Day 13 fixture took Akwa United FC to fifth place on the NPFL table.
RS Berkane advanced directly to the group stage as the winners of the first round with the best CAF 5-Year Ranking following Gazelle’s withdrawal from the competition after being transferred from the Champions League
The People’s Elephant will await draw to be conducted by the Confederation of African Football to know their foes in the group stage of the competition
The first-named teams host the second leg, with first-leg results in brackets.
The Peoples Elephant will take the slim advantage to the second leg slated for Port Harcourt.
Daniel Nwankwoala, the Press Officer of the Rivers Ministry of Sports, disclosed this in a statement issued in Port Harcourt on Tuesday.
Eguma in a voice note posted by Charles Mayuku, Rivers United Media Officer, on Thursday said defeat was part of the game of football.
Enyimba, who are also referred to as the People’s Elephant, dropped to the second tier of the continental competition having failed to make it to the group stage of the Champions League.
The continental body via its official Twitter handle on Tuesday approved the Nigeria Football Federation’s request to postpone the tie.
According to him, at no time did the Ministry or officials of Rivers United concede its protest for second place on the Nigeria Professional Football League table to the NFF or League Management Company.
Okey Kpalakwu, the club’s General Manager, disclosed this position in a statement, insisting that the club remained the team which finished in second place by the end of the season.
Iyaye disclosed this in Port Harcourt during a courtesy visit on him by the Chairman of the state’s Ikwerre Local Government Area, Samuel Nwanosike.
The club has also commended all other critical stakeholders in the football sector who were at the virtual meeting initiated by the NFF for adopting the Points Per Game model out of the principle of Doctrine of Necessity to end the league.
Rivers United are confident that they can challenge for the Nigeria Professional Football League title with support from their front-of-shirt partner, Eunisell.
Eguma said his team’s performance in the Match Day 23 fixture of the 2019/2020 Nigeria Professional Football League played at the Yakubu Gowon Stadium in Port Harcourt was below expectations
The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has commended Rivers United following the club’s impressive run in the Nigeria Professional Football League this season.
A classy Rivers United performance culminated in a 2-1 victory over Kano Pillars at the Yakubu Gowon Stadium, Port Harcourt in one of the stand out fixtures of the Nigeria Professional Football League on Sunday.
Goals from Esor Nelson and Malachi Ohawume proved decisive for Rivers United in their 2-1 victory over Lobi Stars in the Nigeria Professional Football League on Wednesday.
Martins reacted quickest to prod home a header after Bakary Bamba had seen his spot kick in the 14th minute saved by the Nasarawa United goalkeeper, Folarin Abayomi.