Rivers United have all it takes to grab 3 points vs Akwa United – Stanley Eguma

We have all it takes to grab 3 points vs Akwa United - Rivers United coach

Rivers United head coach – Stanley Eguma believes his team has everything it takes to secure all three points when they meet Akwa United in Port Harcourt on Sunday.

Stanley Eguma stated that he expects a tough encounter against Akwa United, adding that the Wike Boys will have to work above and beyond their normal capacity to complete the task.Rivers United have all it takes to grab 3 points vs Akwa United - Stanley Eguma

Rivers United will host Akwa United in the last Nigeria Professional Football League game before the half-way mark of the 2021/2022 season on Sunday at the Adokiye Amiesimaka Stadium.

The Pride of Rivers have been in excellent form this season, currently leading the NPFL log with 39 points, and will rely on this consistency to finish first heading into the mid-season break.

The Promise Keepers have had a mixed season, currently sitting in 6th place on the log with 27 points, 12 points behind their hosts Rivers United.

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Rivers United vs Akwa United – Head to head

  • Rivers United have won 7 of the 16 meetings between the two sides with Akwa United winning 6.
  • Three matches between both sides have however ended in a draw
  • Rivers United have scored 6 goals in their last 5 matches
  • Rivers United are ranked 2nd away from home this season
  • Rivers Unites are also ranked 2nd at home this season
  • Akwa United have scored 5 goals in their last 5 matches
  • Akwa United haven’t scored in their last 2 matches
  • Akwa United also failed to scored in 2 away matches

The most recent match, which took place in July, finished in a 1-1 tie at the Adokiye Amiesimaka Stadium, with Rivers United’s Bamba Bakary scoring late in the game (87′) to equalise the score after Charles Atshimene gave Akwa United the lead in the 53rd minute.

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Form (Last 5 matches)

Rivers United: D, W, W, W, W
Akwa United: L, D, W, L, W

?”We are expecting a very tough opponent but i know that Rivers United have all that it takes to grab the 3 points but we will have to work above our capacity.” – Stanley Eguma

Match Overview

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Rivers United vs Akwa United
⏱️ 4pm (NIG)
? Adokiye Amiesimaka Stadium
? Sunday, 20th March 2022
#️⃣ #NPFL22 #MD19 #RIVAKW

You can follow the live text coverage of the Sunday’s game on Facebook (Rivers United F. C) and Twitter (@RiversUnitedFC) handles from 2:30pm.

 

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