Rivers United set to battle Enyimba for three points in Port Harcourt

Rivers United set to battle Enyimba for three points in Port Harcourt

On Monday afternoon, Rivers United will be battling Enyimba FC in Port Harcourt in one of the most talked about rivalries in Nigeria Professional Football League, NPFL.Rivers United set to battle Enyimba for three points in Port Harcourt

The two teams are separated in the table by seven places and seventeen points, but league leaders Rivers United are looking to complete a double over the Peoples Elephant, having won 1-0 in the reverse fixture in Aba on December 29, 2021, with Ishaq Kayode scoring the game-winning goal.

Tussles between these two historic rivals will continue to generate headlines, and one thing is certain: the pride of the teams are at stake and that will give this 2021/2022 NPFL matchday 23 tie an extra boost.

In the dugouts will be two coaches who are well-versed in the history of this match, and they will undoubtedly demand that the current crop of players do their predecessors justice.

The head coach of Enyimba FC – Finidi George will be looking for his team to keep up their winning streak going after they defeated Rangers International 2-1 in Aba on Sunday, but for Stanley Eguma of Rivers United, his message to his boys will be to carry on from where they left off in their last time out.

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The “Pride of Rivers” grabbed a late 1-0 win over Katsina United in Katsina on Wednesday, with Joseph Onoja scoring the game winner to ensure United’s 11-match unbeaten run.

Current form:

Rivers United FC: W W D W D W
Enyimba FC: W L W D D L

Match Overview:

NPFL Matchday 23
⚽ Rivers United vs Enyimba FC
📅 Monday, 18th April, 2022
🏟️ Adokiye Amiesimaka Stadium
🌍 Rivers State
⏰ 4pm
#️⃣ #NPFL22 #RIVENY #MD23

Live Coverage

From 2:30 p.m. on match day, Rivers United media will provide comprehensive coverage of the game (including videos and images from the arena) via their official Twitter account (@RiversUnitedFC) and official Facebook channel.

𝑳𝒊𝒌𝒆 𝒕𝒉𝒊𝒔 𝒑𝒐𝒔𝒕? 𝑷𝒍𝒆𝒂𝒔𝒆 𝒍𝒆𝒂𝒗𝒆 𝒂 𝒄𝒐𝒎𝒎𝒆𝒏𝒕 𝒊𝒏 𝒕𝒉𝒆 𝒃𝒐𝒙!

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