Port Harcourt - The technical manager of Rivers United FC,
Stanley Eguma has moved to apologize to fans of the club following their
humiliating 4-0 loss to Enugu Rangers on match day 34 of the Nigeria
Professional Football League (NPFL).
United were comprehensively beaten by the ‘Flying Antelopes’
at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium, Enugu following a barnstorming display by the
hosts on Sunday.
Eguma says the game represented “one of the worst moments”
of his career as a manager and was quick to apologize to the club’s faithful.
Also read: Rivers United coach Eguma laments big loss
“We want to apologize to the fans of Rivers United for such
a heavy defeat at this crucial stage of the season.
“We did not see it coming as we prepared very well for this
“I acknowledge that we were beaten by a better side but this
is football and these things can happen.
“We apologize unreservedly to our fans and promise to come
back stronger from this.”
United have four more fixtures, against Warri Wolves, Wikki
Tourists, Abia Warriors and Akwa United, to navigate before the end of the
The Port Harcourt club currently sits in second place on the
NPFL standings with 53 points from 32 matches.
News24 reported that Enugu Rangers produced an overwhelming
display of attacking football to outclass Rivers United 4-0 and go top of the NPFL
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