Rivers United F.C. is a professional Football club based in Port Harcourt, Rivers State presently participating in the Nigerian Premier League (NPL), the highest level of domestic FOOTBALL in Nigeria. The club was formed by the merger of Sharks F.C. and Dolphins F.C. in February, 2016. Their home stadium is the Yakubu Gowon Stadium in Elekahia, Port Harcourt with a seating capacity of 30,000.