Rivers United 3-1 DC Motema Pembe: Our opponents played well – Stanley Eguma

Rivers United 3-1 Dc Motema Pembe: Our opponents played well - Stanley Eguma

Rivers United coach – Stanley Eguma had lavished respect and compliments on their Congolese opponents – Motema Pembe after thrashing them on Thursday evening.Rivers United 3-1 DC Motema Pembe: Our opponents played well – Stanley Eguma

In spite of beating Motema Pembe fiercely and handing them a crushing defeat, the Rivers United head coach declared during his post-match press conference that their visitors played extremely well.

The NPFL champions thrashed the Congolese side 3-1 during their CAF Confederation Cup matchday four encounter at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium in Uyo.

Ghanaian attacking midfielder – Paul Acquah scored all three goals for the Pride of Rivers.

The 27-year-old grabbed the first goal at the stroke of half time before producing two more in the second period of the encounter to seal the win and three point.

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Kingu Yallet did manage to score one for DC Motema Pembe, but it wasn’t enough to even earn them a point.

Eguma, who hailed the performance of their opponent shortly after the game, also pinpointed his tactical genius for his side’s home victory.Rivers United 3-1 DC Motema Pembe: Our opponents played well – Stanley Eguma

Our opponents played well today but our tactical plans gave us maximum points today.” – he said.

After the final whistle, Rivers United found themselves top of Group B with nine points from four games, despite losing their opening fixture.

The Stanley Eguma side will now be looking to face Congo’s Diables Noirs on Sunday, March 19.

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