Port Harcourt - Coaches of Akwa United and Rivers United
have reacted to the result of the Nigeria Premier League game that saw the home
team win 1-0 in Port Harcourt.
Sportdaylive reports that Bernard Ovoke’s strike, in the
fifth minute of the game, took a wicked deflection off Harrison Ibukun to
hoodwink the Akwa United goal keeper, Bassey Akpan, scoring his fifth goal of
“We were not able to (take) the chances that came our way
but they were able to take that early chance that they had.” Said Akwa United
coach Daboere Dokubo.
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For Rivers United’s Stanley Eguma, he said “we lost a lot of
balls in midfield today and that allowed our opponents to put us under a lot
“The reason for this was that our players still have not
recovered from the exertions of our previous game against Abia Warriors (in
Umuahia on Sunday) which a very difficult game.
that the win lifts Rivers United up to second on the NPFL standings with 31
points from 18 matches while Akwa drop to seventh with 27 points from 18
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