NPFL18 Match Day 18 report: MFM FC 1-1 Rivers United

Atuloma strikes late to deny MFM Emeka Atuloma’s brilliantly-struck effort in the second half helped Rivers United rescue a share of the spoils at MFM in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) on Monday. The midfielder fired home an unstoppable effort from outside the penalty area to peg back the hosts in an exciting contest...
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NPFL18 Match Day 18 preview: MFM FC versus Rivers United

Rivers United face stiff MFM test Rivers United have punched above their weight so far this season and currently sit in second place in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) standings. United are among the surprise top hitters in the division after their first 17 matches but face a tough task in their next NPFL...
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NPFL18 Match Report Rivers United 1-0 Nasarawa United

Sochima shoots down Nasarawa United Elum Sochima scored the fastest goal of the this season’s Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) on Sunday as Rivers United overpowered Nasarawa United 1-0 in Port Harcourt. The forward struck home a fearsome shot that flew in off the crossbar on 57 seconds to hand maximum points to the Pride...
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NPFL18 Match Day 17 Preview: Rivers United versus Nasarawa United

‘Pride of Rivers’ aim to stop ‘Solid Miners’ Rivers United return to Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) action on Sunday, April 15 when they face Nasarawa United at the Yakubu Gowon Stadium, Port Harcourt. The two sides posted contrasting results on Thursday in their respective rescheduled League matches. Rivers United tripped Akwa United 2-0 in...
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NPFL18 Match day 13 report: Rivers United 2-0 Akwa United

Ogbugh, Malachy powers Rivers past Akwa Goals from Emeka Ogbugh and Malachy Ohawume, either side of half time proved decisive as Rivers United overcame Akwa United 2-0 in a rescheduled Nigeria Professional League contest in Port Harcourt on Thursday. Rivers United took the lead just after the half hour when it was adjudged that Ogbugh...
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NPFL16 Match Day 16 report: Katsina United 2-1 Rivers United

Usule strikes late to sink Rivers United Martins Usule headed in a late winner as Katsina United beat Rivers United 2-1 in an exciting Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) contest decided on Sunday. Usule carved out space to head home a bobbling ball on the near post to break down a resolute Rivers United side...
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NPFL18 Match Day 16 Preview: Katsina United versus Rivers

The last time Rivers United played a competitive fixture against Katsina United at the Muhammadu Dikko (Karkanda) Stadium, Katsina, no fans turned up with the contest decided ‘behind closed doors’ as a result of a sanction by the League Management Company (LMC) on the home club. Playing without vociferous support however did not prevent the...
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Match day 15 report: Rivers United 2-0 Heartland

Ogbugh, Koffi nail Heartland Second half goals from Emeka Ogbugh and Roland Koffi proved decisive as Rivers United subdued Heartland 2-0 in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) on Wednesday. Former Heartland forward Ogbugh scored spectacularly five minutes after the break, curling home brilliantly from 25 odd yards with the Naze Millionaires’ defence retreating in...
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NPFL18 Match Day 15 preview: Rivers United versus Heartland

Rivers United and Heartland FC will re-enact their rivalry in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) on Wednesday, April 4 at the Yakubu Gowon Stadium, Port Harcourt. The two sides go into Wednesday’s game on the back of contrasting results from match day 13. United lost by the odd goal in five to Lobi Stars...
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