Rivers United off to Madrid, set for Super Four test.

Rivers United FC will round off their pre-season preparations for the 2016/17 season in Madrid, Spain. The contingent of 41 persons (28 players and 13 officials) will depart for Spain on Monday, December 12 via the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja. General Manager of the Port Harcourt-based Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) club, Chief Okey...
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Thomas the Hero and 10-man RUFC hold Kaduna United.

Femi Thomas was the stand out performer for Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) side, Rivers United as they drew 0-0 with Kaduna United in their third game of the Shehu Dikko pre-season tournament in Kaduna. Thomas made no less than seven top class saves to keep Kaduna United’s marauding strikers at bay in both halves...
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‘Messi’ stars as Rivers United tame Albatex F.C.

Best ‘Messi’ Deemua made a huge statement as one of the stars to watch with a superb all round display to inspire Rivers United to their second successive win at the 2016 Shehu Dikko Annual Football tournament in Kaduna. The midfielder was the conductor of the orchestra at the Ranchers Bees Stadium and was unfortunate...
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Ogbugh’s stunner trips Shekarau Babes in Shehu Dikko Opener

A spectacular second half strike by Emeka Ogbugh proved decisive as Rivers United subdued Shekarau Babes 1-0 in a fiercely-competed opening game at the 2016 Shehu Dikko Annual pre-season tournament in Kaduna on Thursday. Goal scoring opportunities were at a premium in both halves with the two sides appearing evenly matched for most parts but...
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Rivers United, Shakarau Babes to clash in Dikko Cup opener

Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) club, Rivers United will officially commence the third phase of pre-season on Thursday when they face Shakarau Babes FC in the opening match of the 2016 Shehu Dikko Annual Football tournament in Kaduna. The game between United and the Kano-based outfit kicks off at 4pm at the Kaduna Township Stadium....
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Rivers United enter 3rd phase of Pre-Season Training.

Nigeria Professional Football League club, Rivers United have entered the third phase of their pre-season exercise ahead of the commencement of the 2016/17 football season. The first phase commenced in Port Harcourt on November 1 with the ‘Pride of Rivers’ playing a handful of test matches against local sides while the coaches concentrated on bringing...
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Rivers United off to Kaduna for Dikko Cup

  Rivers United will arrive in Kaduna on Tuesday, November 29, to compete in the 2016 Shehu Dikko Annual Football tournament. The tournament which runs from November 30-December 5 will constitute the third phase of pre-season preparations for the ‘Pride of Rivers’. Wikki Tourists FC, FC Ifeanyiubah, Niger Tornadoes and Katsina United are four other...
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Renzo lauds Rivers United win in latest friendly

Technical adviser of Abuja Football College, Gobbo Renzo says Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) club, Rivers United is ‘one of the strongest teams in the country’. Renzo, a former assistant coach at Italian Serie A club, Palermo was left impressed after United came from a goal down to beat his Abuja Football College side 2-1...
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Rivers United continue pre-season friendlies

Rivers United overcame Abuja Selected FC 2-0 in a fiercely-fought pre-season friendly at the Area Three football pitch, Abuja on Friday. United came in to the game in fine form following their 4-1 success over FC City Strikers at the Goal Project, Abuja, 24 hours earlier. Bernard Ovoke opened the scoring for United with an...
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Rivers United outclass City Strikers FC of Abuja

Rivers United came from a goal down to beat Abuja based side, City Strikers FC 4-1 in a wonderfully-open and entertaining pre-season friendly match played at the Goal Project, Abuja on Thursday. United were stunned when the unheralded Abuja side took the lead inside the opening five minutes following a breath taking counter attack. That...
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