S/S, S/E pres-Season tourney: Rivers Utd topples Abia Warriors
Rivers United in the early kickoff of day four of the South East /South South pre-season tournament secured the top position of group A ahead of Abia Warriors.
The Pride of Rivers state had to rely on a slim victory over the Warriors to come out tops. Nonso Elum scored in the 51 minute to give bragging right to Rivers United.
Pride of Rivers topped the group with 7 points, Abia Warriors came second with 6 points ahead of Inter FC and Heartland FC that were already eliminated before today.
In a post match interview, the technical manager of Rivers United Stanley Eguma said that it was a good game for his side and that Rivers Utd is work in progress, towards to present a formidable team for the new season, “our motive for participating in this competition is almost achieved and we are pleased to be here” Eguma said.
Abia Warriors Team Adviser Rafel Everton during the post match interview said that he used today’s game to give opportunities to players that have not played so far in the tournament. Everything worked according to the plan ” I am satisfied with the performance of my boys even though we lost to Rivers United ” the Brazilian concluded.