Rivers United, Enyimba game end in stalemate

Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) heavyweights, Enyimba and Rivers United on Tuesday played out an entertaining 0-0 draw in a high-profile pre-season friendly match in Calabar. United started on the front foot at the UJ Esuene Stadium and should have opened the scoring in the third minute but Emeka Ogbugh failed to reach Bolaji Sakin’s...
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Eguma excited over Enyimba test

Rivers United’s technical manager, Stanly Eguma is relishing the prospects of leading his charges to face Enyimba in a mouth-watering pre-season friendly in Calabar on Tuesday. The ‘Pride of Rivers’ go toe to toe against the two-time African club champions at the UJ Esuene Stadium, Calabar in their final pre-season friendly before the 2016/17 Nigeria...
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Rivers United’s Ihunda undergoes successful surgery in India

Rivers United’s Ihunda undergoes successful surgery in India Rivers United defender, Chigozie Ihunda has undergone successful surgery on his knee and is expected to be back in action for the ‘Pride of Rivers’ in the next three to six months. Ihunda injured his left knee during United’s 1-0 win over Warri Wolves at the Warri...
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Rivers United resume training from Christmas break

Players and officials of Rivers United knuckled down to work on Monday following their resumption from the Christmas break. The team had a three-hour training session which kicked off at 8am at the Yakubu Gowon Stadium, Port Harcourt. Physical drills, ball work and basic tactical programmes dominated the session which was overseen by technical manager,...
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Stanley Eguma on Coaching Methodology Programme in Europe.

Eguma’s coaching education continues in Europe Rivers United’s technical manager, Stanley Eguma is a man whose insatiable quest for learning and knowledge is well documented. Eguma is currently in Serbia for an intensive course on modern coaching methodology within the storied walls of Savski venac, home of 26-time Serbian champions, Fudbalski klub (FK) Partizan. The...
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Rivers United co-ordinator, Badawiy commends sponsors

General co-ordinator of Rivers United FC, Bashir Badawiy has taken the time to commend the sponsors of the club, the Rivers State Government for ‘enormous and unflinching support in 2016’ and hopes the momentum will be maintained in the coming days. United tore the form books to shreds by finishing as runners-up in their maiden...
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Eguma predicts tough tie versus AS Real Bamako

Rivers United technical manager, Stanley Eguma has predicted two tough matches when his side square up against Mali’s AS Real Bamako in the preliminary round of the 2017 Caf Champions League. United travel to Bamako to face the six-time Malian champions in the first leg in February, 2017 before navigating the return fixture a week...
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Douhadji named in Togos’ 2017 AFCON Provisional squad.

Rivers United defender, Yaovi Joseph Douhadji has been named in Togo’s provisional squad to compete at the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) in Gabon. Douhadji is on the books of last season’s Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) runners up, Rivers United is one of seven defenders called up by Togo national team head coach,...
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Rivers United await CAF Champions League opponents

It will be an anxious wait for Rivers United, one of Nigeria’s two representatives in 2017 Caf inter-club competitions as the draw for the preliminary and first rounds of the Caf Champions League is conducted today in Cairo, Egypt. Rivers United will be making its maiden expedition into the unpredictable waters of Africa’s premiere club...
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Club Deportivo Roda 3 – 3 Rivers United

Richi struck an opportunistic goal, deep into second half added time to rescue a share of the spoils for Spanish club, CD Roda in a cracking pre-season friendly match against Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) club, Rivers United on Monday night. The rip-roaring contest which finished 3-3 at Estadio Ciudad Deportivo Pamesa was United’s second...
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