Former Commissioner for Sports in Rivers State, Barr. Christopher Green, has generously rewarded the players of Rivers United with a sum of 5 million naira following their outstanding victory over Bendel Insurance in the ongoing NPFL Super Six tournament.
This reward comes as a result of a promise made by Barr. Green to the team during his pre-match address in Lagos.
In a thrilling encounter against Bendel Insurance, Rivers United demonstrated their prowess, clinching a well-deserved victory with goals from Morice Chukwu and Joseph Onoja.
The win marked an end to Bendel Insurance’s impressive 21-match unbeaten run in the highly competitive 2022/2023 NPFL season.
As a result of this impressive victory, Rivers United currently sits at the top of the league table with 8 points after four games.
The team’s exceptional performance showcases their determination to retain the league title.
Expressing his gratitude, Chief Okey Kpalukwu, the General Manager of Rivers United, extended his appreciation to Barr. Green for his unwavering support and motivational leadership style.
Kpalukwu reassured Barr. Green that the team is fully committed to securing the league title once again, emphasizing their determination to make the state proud.
Rivers United’s consistent performance and their recent victory against Bendel Insurance have further solidified their position as a formidable force in the NPFL.
With their eyes set on retaining the league title, the team continues to display exceptional skills and teamwork, captivating fans across the country.